noun, plural de·mies.
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Example sentences from the Web for demy
Film fans also know the band for its soundtrack to the Jacques Demy film Model Shop.‘No Stairway, Denied!’ Led Zeppelin Lawsuit Winds on Down the Road|Keith Phipps|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This edition is in demy 4to, printed on the finest plate paper, and contains six copper-plate etchings.A Catalogue of New Books and New Editions, 1896|Bliss, Sands, and Foster Publishers
He was described as "homme de moenne stature, ayant barbe demy blanche, et le visage hault et large."History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
It has lately been made broader by forming Demy-Arches which support the Riders on each side.The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume I|Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
British Dictionary definitions for demy
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)