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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fol'io  \Fol'io\,  v.  t. 
  To  put  a  serial  number  on  each  folio  or  page  of  (a  book);  to 
  page. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Folio  \Fol"io\,  n.;  pl  {Folios}.  [Ablative  of  L.  folium  leaf. 
  See  4th  {Foil}.] 
  1.  A  leaf  of  a  book  or  manuscript. 
 
  2.  A  sheet  of  paper  once  folded. 
 
  3.  A  book  made  of  sheets  of  paper  each  folded  once  (four 
  pages  to  the  sheet);  hence  a  book  of  the  largest  kind 
  See  Note  under  {Paper}. 
 
  4.  (Print.)  The  page  number.  The  even  folios  are  on  the 
  left-hand  pages  and  the  odd  folios  on  the  right-hand. 
 
  5.  A  page  of  a  book;  (Bookkeeping)  a  page  in  an  account  book; 
  sometimes  two  opposite  pages  bearing  the  same  serial 
  number. 
 
  6.  (Law)  A  leaf  containing  a  certain  number  of  words  hence 
  a  certain  number  of  words  in  a  writing,  as  in  England,  in 
  law  proceedings  72,  and  in  chancery,  90;  in  New  York,  100 
  words 
 
  {Folio  post},  a  flat  writing  paper,  usually  17  by  24  inches. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fol'io  \Fol'io\,  a. 
  Formed  of  sheets  each  folded  once,  making  two  leaves,  or  four 
  pages;  as  a  folio  volume.  See  {Folio},  n.,  3. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  folio 
  n  1:  the  system  of  numbering  pages  [syn:  {pagination},  {page 
  number}] 
  2:  a  sheet  of  any  written  or  printed  material  [syn:  {leaf}] 




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