demy definition

  • noun:
    • any one of several standard sizes of report, especially report measuring 16 by 21 inches.
    • A printing-paper size, 17½ inches by 22½ inches.
    • reduced kind of demyship
    • A printing and a writing paper of particular sizes. See under paper.
    • A half other at Magdalen university, Oxford.
    • a specific measurements of report.
    • A holder of 1 of certain scholarships in Magdalen university, Oxford. Also spelled demi.
    • A Scotch gold money issued by James I. in 1433, and really worth in those days 3s. 4d. English. Obverse kind, arms in a lozenge; reverse, mix in tressure.
    • a brief close vest.
    • The gold half-lion of 20 grains of Robert II. of Scotland, the lion itself weighing 40, or maybe more typically 38, grains.
    • some of a few standard sizes of paper, especially paper measuring 16 by 21 inches.
    • A printing-paper size, 17½ inches by 22½ ins.
    • Shortened type of demyship
    • A printing and a writing paper of particular sizes. See under paper.
    • A half fellow at Magdalen university, Oxford.
    • a specific measurements of report.
    • A holder of one of certain scholarships in Magdalen university, Oxford. In addition spelled demi.
    • A Scotch silver money given by James I. in 1433, and really worth in those days 3s. 4d. English. Obverse type, hands in a lozenge; reverse, get across in tressure.
    • a quick close vest.
    • The gold half-lion of 20 grains of Robert II. of Scotland, the lion itself weighing 40, or even more usually 38, grains.
  • adjective:
    • Pertaining to, or made from, how big is paper called demy.
    • with respect to, or made from, the size of paper called demy.
  • others:
    • Half: always indicate a particular size of paper. See II.
    • one half: familiar with suggest a certain size of report. See II.

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