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n. pl. eight·vos
[From 8vo, abbr. of octavo.]
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n, pl -vos
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) bookbinding another word for octavo
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|Noun||1.||eightvo - the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves|
size - the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing); "he wears a size 13 shoe"
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