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Definition of Octavo

Octavo
Octavo Oc*ta"vo, n.;pl. Octavos. [L. in octavo; in in + octavo, abl. of octavus. See Octave.] A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into eight leaves; hence, indicating more or less definitely a size of book so made; -- usually written 8vo or 8[deg].
Octavo
Octavo Oc*ta"vo, a. Having eight leaves to a sheet; as, an octavo form, book, leaf, size, etc.

Meaning of Octavo from wikipedia

- Octavo, a Latin word meaning "in eighth" or "for the eighth time", (abbreviated 8vo, 8º, or In-8) is a technical term describing the format of a book,...
- Octavo is a technical term describing the format of a book. Octavo may also refer to: pseudonym of Henri Julien (1852–1908), French Canadian artist Octavo...
- folded. Thus a full sheet of "royal" paper was 25 × 20 inches, and "royal octavo" was this size folded three times, so as to make eight sheets, and was thus...
- modern books, ranging from folio (the largest), to quarto (smaller) and octavo (still smaller). Historically, these terms referred to the format of the...
- The Blue Octavo Notebooks (sometimes referred to as The Eight Octavo Notebooks) is a series of eight notebooks written by Franz Kafka from late 1917 until...
- "Octavo Día" (English: Eighth Day) is a song written and performed by Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira. The song was released as promotional single...
- fold. Generally, quartos have more squarish proportions than folios or octavos. There are variations in how quartos were produced. For example, bibliographers...
- modern books.[citation needed] Other common book formats are quarto and octavo, which are both also printing formats, involving two and three folds in...
- were: Titus Andronicus, 1594, 1600, 1611 (octavo) Henry VI, Part 2, 1594, 1600, 1619 Henry VI, Part 3, 1595 (octavo), 1600, 1619 Edward III, 1596 Romeo and...
- Saeculo exeunte is an encyclical of Pope Pius XII in which he honors Portugal at the celebration of its 800th anniversary. A large part of the encyclical...