Share this entry

Share this page

twelvemo

Saltos de línea: twelvemo
Pronunciación: /ˈtwɛlvməʊ
 
/

Definición de twelvemo en inglés:

sustantivo

Another term for duodecimo.
Example sentences
  • One is a substantial octavo in plain dark binding, the other a twelvemo, in dainty green and white covers.
  • Aside from ‘The District School’ and the ingenious ‘Supplication to the People of the United States,’ which makes a supplementary chapter in the present volume, the author's works in this twelvemo are mild, contemplative essays of no particular value.
  • As befitted such a grand success of the Church, the Crown, and the university scholars, the first edition was issued in folio in 1611; in the same year the New Testament was issued in twelvemo; by the end of the year 1612 the entire Bible would be issued in both quarto and octavo.

Definición de twelvemo en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día cumbersome
Pronunciación: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…