noun, plural de·mies.
Origin of demy
Examples from the Web for demies
The founder of Magdalen provided that in his college Demies under the age of fifteen should sleep two in a bed.Oxford and its Story|Cecil Headlam
The expulsion of the Fellows was followed on a like refusal by that of the Demies.History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)|John Richard Green
A few weeks after the expulsion of the Demies, Parker died in the house of which he had violently taken possession.
The expulsion of the Fellows was soon followed by the expulsion of a crowd of Demies.
British Dictionary definitions for demies
noun plural -mies
- a size of printing paper, 17 1/2 by 22 1/2 inches (444.5 × 571.5 mm)
- a size of writing paper, 15 1/2 by 20 inches (Brit) (393.7 × 508 mm) or 16 by 21 inches (US) (406.4 × 533.4 mm)