noun Date: 1875 the policy or methods of the grangers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Grangerism — Gran ger*ism, n. [So called from the Rev. James Granger, whose Biographical History of England (1769) was a favorite book for illustration in this manner.] The practice of illustrating a particular book by engravings collected from other books.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grangerism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • grangerize — grangerism, n. grangerization, n. grangerizer, n. /grayn jeuh ruyz /, v.t., grangerized, grangerizing. 1. to augment the illustrative content of (a book) by inserting additional prints, drawings, engravings, etc., not included in the original… …   Universalium

  • grangerise — granˈgerize or granˈgerise transitive verb To practise Grangerism on • • • Main Entry: ↑Grangerism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grangerize —    The words grangerize (to add illustrations to a book) and grangerism (the practice of the same) are eponymous from the name of an English vicar who, in 1769, published a six volume tome titled Biographical History of England from Egbert the… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • grangerize —   v.t. illustrate, especially by interleaving, with additional pictures.    ♦ grangerism, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • granger — [grān′jər] n. ☆ 1. a farmer ☆ 2. [G ] a member of the Grange grangerism n …   English World dictionary

  • grangerize — [grān′jər īz΄] vt. grangerized, grangerizing [after J. Granger, author of a Biographical History of England (1769), which included blank pages for such illustrations] Rare 1. to illustrate (a book already printed) with engravings, prints, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • grangerization — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ rə̇ˈzāshən, ˌrīˈz noun ( s) : an act or the result of grangerizing * * * grangerizāˈtion or grangerisāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑Grangerism …   Useful english dictionary

  • grangerisation — grangerizāˈtion or grangerisāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑Grangerism …   Useful english dictionary

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