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- noun rare Alternative form of
bookstaff"letter, alphabetic symbol". See bookstaff.
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Middle English bocstaf, bocstaff ("letter, written character"), from Old English bōcstæf ("letter, written symbol"). Compare modern Norwegian, Swedish bokstav / Danish bogstav, modern German Buchstabe.
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