eighteenmo

[ey-teen-moh]Bookbinding.

Origin of eighteenmo

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Historical Examples of eighteenmo

  • Other sizes occasionally used are called “sixteenmo” or “sextodecimo,” “eighteenmo” or “octodecimo,” etc.

    The Story of Books

    Gertrude Burford Rawlings


British Dictionary definitions for eighteenmo

eighteenmo

noun plural -mos
  1. Also called: octodecimo a book size resulting from folding a sheet of paper into 18 leaves or 36 pagesOften written: 18mo, 18°
  2. a book of this size
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