demy

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de·my

 (dĭ-mī′)
n. pl. de·mies
Any of several standard sizes of paper, especially paper measuring 16 by 21 inches.

[Alteration of demi-.]

demy

(dɪˈmaɪ)
n, pl -mies
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding)
a. a size of printing paper, 17 by 22 inches (444.5 × 571.5 mm)
b. a size of writing paper, 15 by 20 inches (Brit) (393.7 × 508 mm) or 16 by 21 inches (US) (406.4 × 533.4 mm)
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) either one of two book sizes, 8 by 5 inches (demy octavo) or (chiefly Brit) 11 by 8 inches (demy quarto)
[C16: see demi-]