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Synonyms for folio

the system of numbering pages

a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)

a book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper folded in the middle to make two leaves or four pages

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By these various methods I shall gain an accurate analysis, and finally bestow the result of my labors upon the world in a folio volume.
The only English name, by which he has hitherto been designated, is that of the fishers -- Right-Whale Porpoise, from the circumstance that he is chiefly found in the vicinity of that Folio.
Of the grand order of folio leviathans, the Sperm Whale and the Right Whale are by far the most noteworthy.
But this I know, - that we saw the Doctor before he saw us, sitting at his table, among the folio volumes in which he delighted, resting his head calmly on his hand.
At the other end a comparatively luxurious show was made by a large bookcase, an elaborate combination of bureau and writing desk, a rack with a rifle, a set of foils, and an umbrella in it, several folio albums on a table, some comfortable chairs and sofas, and a thick carpet under foot.
Aramis, in a black gown, his head enveloped in a sort of round flat cap, not much unlike a CALOTTE, was seated before an oblong table, covered with rolls of paper and enormous volumes in folio.
And he hid what he had written by sliding the letter under a folio of blank paper.
Would that I had a folio to write, instead of an article of a dozen pages
Dinah was a riddle to her; Hetty looked at her much in the same way as one might imagine a little perching bird that could only flutter from bough to bough, to look at the swoop of the swallow or the mounting of the lark; but she did not care to solve such riddles, any more than she cared to know what was meant by the pictures in the Pilgrim's Progress, or in the old folio Bible that Marty and Tommy always plagued her about on a Sunday.
They found the doctor seated in his little study, clad in his dark camlet[1] robe of knowledge, with his black velvet cap, after the manner of Boerhaave,[2] Van Helmont,[3] and other medical sages, a pair of green spectacles set in black horn upon his clubbed nose, and poring over a German folio that reflected back the darkness of his physiognomy.
But to Georgiana the most engrossing volume was a large folio from her husband's own hand, in which he had recorded every experiment of his scientific career, its original aim, the methods adopted for its development, and its final success or failure, with the circumstances to which either event was attributable.
This folio of four pages, happy work Which not even critics criticise," when I felt my attention somewhat aroused by the paragraph which follows :
A sign, consisting of a vast folio, swung before the entrance.
Indeed, I can assure you that a first folio of Shakespeare could not be treated with greater reverence than this relic has been since it came into my possession.
and he was turning over, in deep meditation, the leaves of a printed folio which he had just brought, the sole product of the press which his cell contained.