See also: dogeared and dog-eared

English edit

Adjective edit

dog eared

  1. Alternative spelling of dog-eared
    • 1986, Official Price Guide to Old Books & Autographs, 7th edition, New York: House of Collectibles, page 59:
      Originally used of the corners of pages that have become ragged through creasing, "dog eared" is now applied to any pages that have the appearance of heavy use. [] The term is confined mainly to American catalogues; the British prefer "frayed."