book fell

noun

Definition of book fell 

: a sheet or manuscript of vellum or parchment

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First Known Use of book fell

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for book fell

Middle English, from Old English bōcfell, from bōc book + fell skin

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