dog-ear
dog-ear \dog-ear\ n. a corner of a page turned down to mark a place. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Dog ear — Dog Dog (d[o^]g), n. [AS. docga; akin to D. dog mastiff, Dan. dogge, Sw. dogg.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Canis}, esp. the domestic dog ({Canis familiaris}). Note: The dog is distinguished above all others of the inferior animals… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dog-ear — dog′ ear or dog′ear n. 1) a corner of a page folded over like a dog s ear 2) to fold down the corner of (a page in a book) • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • dog-ear — [dôg′ir΄] n. a turned down corner of the leaf of a book vt. to turn down the corner of (a leaf or leaves in a book): Also written dogear dog eared adj. dogeared …   English World dictionary

  • dog-ear — noun a corner of a page turned down to mark your place • Hypernyms: ↑signal, ↑signaling, ↑sign • Part Holonyms: ↑page * * * I. transitive verb also …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog-ear — /ˈdɒg ɪə / (say dog ear) noun 1. the corner of a page in a book folded over like a dog s ear, as by careless use or to mark a place. –verb (t) 2. to disfigure with dog ears. –dog eared, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • dog-ear — noun Date: 1856 the turned down corner of a page especially of a book • dog ear transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dog-ear — (dogґēr) a redundancy of skin at the apical angle or along the side of a wound, forming a small protruding triangle of tissue with the appearance of a dog s ear. Dog ears (arrows) …   Medical dictionary

  • dog-ear — /dawg ear , dog /, n. 1. (in a book) a corner of a page folded over like a dog s ear, as by careless use, or to mark a place. 2. Archit. crossette. v.t. 3. to fold down the corner of (a page in a book). Also, dogear, dog s ear. [1650 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • dog-ear — 1. noun folded corner of a page (as from a book or magazine, so as to mark ones place) 2. verb To fold the corner of a books page. His eyes went to his book and stayed there long enough to finish a paragraph …   Wiktionary

  • dog ear — triangular pieces of netting fixed into the angle formed by the forward edge of a trawl having all bars along the hanging end points on the wings …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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