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bookplate

[ book-pleyt ]
/ ˈbʊkˌpleɪt /
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noun
a label bearing the owner's name and often a design, coat of arms, or the like, for pasting on the front end paper of a book.
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Origin of bookplate

First recorded in 1785–95; book + plate1
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British Dictionary definitions for bookplate

bookplate
/ (ˈbʊkˌpleɪt) /

noun
a label bearing the owner's name and an individual design or coat of arms, pasted into a book
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