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Etymology edit

fly +‎ leaf

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  • IPA(key): /ˈflaɪˌlif/
  • (file)

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flyleaf (plural flyleafs or flyleaves)

  1. A blank page at the front or back of a book.
    • 2008 May 15, Alberto Manguel, “A 30,000-Volume Window on the World”, in New York Times[1]:
      The scribbles on the margins, the occasional date on the flyleaf, the faded bus ticket marking a page for a reason today mysterious, all try to remind me of who I was then.

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