See also: dogear and dog ear

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a dog-ear (1)

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dog-ear (plural dog-ears)

  1. folded corner of a page (as from a book or magazine, so as to mark one's place)

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dog-ear (third-person singular simple present dog-ears, present participle dog-earing, simple past and past participle dog-eared)

  1. To fold the corner of a book's page.
    • 1955, Rex Stout, "Die Like a Dog", in Three Witnesses, October 1994 Bantam edition, →ISBN, page 164:
      His eyes went to his book and stayed there long enough to finish a paragraph. He dog-eared it and put it down.

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