dog-ear dog-ear

Definition(s):

  • (n) a corner of a page turned down to mark your place

Usage(s):

  1. Users can dog-ear the corner of a page to mark their place, or attach an electronic paper clip for easy reference.
  2. As proof of each dog caught, John Williams furnished one detached dog-ear.

News

  • Librarians Confess Their Naughtiest Book Sins on Tumblr

    Though you may be terrifed to look your local librarian in the eye after returning an overdue book , one Tumblr may ease your fears. Librarian Shaming aggregates anonymous confessions from librarians who have committed many of the same book sins you've been scolded for in the past See also: 15 Young-Adult Books Every Adult Should Read Do you shamelessly dog-ear book pages? Pretend to have read ...
    on October 8, 2013     Source: Mashable

Quotes

  • "There's something kind of comforting about a book - the texture of the paper, you can dog-ear the corners - it's like a comfort food," said Pat Schroeder, president of the Association of American Publishers.
    on Feb 12, 2004 By: Pat Schroeder Source: USA Today

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