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Sextodecimo
Sextodecimo Sex`to*dec"i*mo, a. [L. sextus-decimus the sixteenth; sextus the sixth (fr. sex six) + decimus the tenth, from decem ten. See -mo.] Having sixteen leaves to a sheet; of, or equal to, the size of one fold of a sheet of printing paper when folded so as to make sixteen leaves, or thirty-two pages; as, a sextodecimo volume.
Sextodecimo
Sextodecimo Sex`to*dec"imo, n.; pl. Sextodecimos. A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into sixteen leaves; hence, indicating, more or less definitely, a size of a book; -- usually written 16mo, or 16[deg].

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- per sheet and pages one-third the size of the quarto format, and the ****todecimo (16mo or sixteenmo), with sixteen leaves per sheet, half the size of...
- George Frederick (ed.). Songs from Robert Burns 1759–1796 (leather-bound ****todecimo). Collins Greetings Booklets (in English and Scots). Glasgow: Collins...
- (12mo): a size between 8vo and 16mo, up to 7+3⁄4 inches (c. 18 cm) tall ****todecimo (16mo): the sheet is folded four times, forming 16 leaves (32 pages)...
- in 16th-century Lyon. He invented the pocket book format called the ****todecimo, printed with sixteen leaves to the folio sheet, half the size of the...
- signature. A ****todecimo volume is about 4+1⁄2 by 6+3⁄4 in (11 by 17 cm), the size of most m**** market paperbacks. A sheet folded in ****todecimo (also 16mo...
- Folio fo, f 1 2 4 Quarto 4to 2 4 8 ****to, sixmo 6to, 6mo 3 6 12 Octavo 8vo 3 8 16 Duodecimo, twelvemo 12mo 4 12 24 ****todecimo, sixteenmo 16mo 4 16 32...
- the 19th and 20th century. The size of today's average business card - ****todecimo - these cards often contained a president's signature and sometimes a...
- transformare). The work was printed in Paris in 1517, and in Rome in 1559 (142 ****todecimo pages). The work was not widely received and is now very difficult to...
- published in 1836, anonymously, two volumes of essays, entitled The Puritan (****todecimo, pp. 248, 268); and also, in 1861, Solomon's Song, translated and explained...
- through Cambridge's market, when a fishwife found a small thin book (size ****todecimo) wrapped in sailcloth inside the stomach of a codfish caught at King's...