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A turned-down corner of a page in a book.
tr.v. dog-eared, dog-ear·ing, dog-ears
1. To turn down the corner of (the page of a book).
2. To make worn or shabby from overuse.
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1. (tr) to fold down the corner of (a page)
2. (Computer Science) computing to bookmark (a website)
3. a folded-down corner of a page
4. (Computer Science) computing a bookmark
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1. a corner of a page folded over like a dog's ear.v.t.
2. to fold down the corner of (a page in a book).
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Past participle: dog-eared
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|Noun||1.||dog-ear - a corner of a page turned down to mark your place|
page - one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
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