Still, one can easily envision hordes clutching their dog-eared paperbacks of Inferno straining to find the flag.
Accusing Washington of failure to work properly is one of the most dog-eared pages in the political playbook.
[1894+; fr the look of a book whose pages have been repeatedly folded at the corners; found in this sense by 1824]
To fold back the corner of a page to mark one's place in a book: Those of us who still dog-ear and reread her books say ''Who cares?''
[1886+; Found as dog's-ear by 1659]