book fell

noun

: a sheet or manuscript of vellum or parchment

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of book fell was before the 12th century

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“Book fell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/book%20fell. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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