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bookplate

[boo k-pleyt] /ˈbʊkˌpleɪt/
noun
1.
a label bearing the owner's name and often a design, coat of arms, or the like, for pasting on the front end paper of a book.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; book + plate1
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Examples from the web for bookplate
  • The books are affixed with a bookplate, and letters are also sent to the family members.
  • All of the books purchased in his name will have a special bookplate in his memory.
  • Each book will contain a bookplate recognizing the principle donor or sponsor.
British Dictionary definitions for bookplate

bookplate

/ˈbʊkˌpleɪt/
noun
1.
a label bearing the owner's name and an individual design or coat of arms, pasted into a book
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