bookplate
noun Date: 1791 a book owner's identification label that is usually pasted to the inside front cover of a book

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bookplate — Book plate , n. A label, placed upon or in a book, showing its ownership or its position in a library. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bookplate — [book′plāt΄] n. a label, often specially designed, pasted in a book to identify its owner …   English World dictionary

  • Bookplate — from the books of... ] , is usually a small print or decorative label pasted into a book, often on the inside front cover, to indicate its owner. Simple typographical bookplates are termed booklabels .Bookplates typically bear a name, motto,… …   Wikipedia

  • bookplate — /book playt /, n. a label bearing the owner s name and often a design, coat of arms, or the like, for pasting on the front end paper of a book. [1785 95; BOOK + PLATE1] * * * Label with a printed design pasted inside the front cover of a book to… …   Universalium

  • bookplate — UK [ˈbʊkˌpleɪt] / US noun [countable] Word forms bookplate : singular bookplate plural bookplates a piece of paper with your name on it that you stick inside the front of a book that you own …   English dictionary

  • bookplate — noun a printed piece of paper pasted on one of the pages of a book, most often on the inside front cover showing ownership, and thus preventing theft …   Wiktionary

  • Bookplate — Экслибрис …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • bookplate — book|plate [ˈbukpleıt] n a decorated piece of paper with your name on it, that you stick in the front of your books …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bookplate — book|plate [ buk,pleıt ] noun count a piece of paper with your name on it that you stick inside the front of a book that you own …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bookplate — n. label in book which states the name of it s owner …   English contemporary dictionary

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