twenty-fourmo

noun

twen·​ty-four·​mo ˌtwen-tē-ˈfȯr-(ˌ)mō How to pronounce twenty-fourmo (audio)
ˌtwən-
plural twenty-fourmos
: the size of a piece of paper cut 24 from a sheet
also : a book, a page, or paper of this size

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of twenty-fourmo was circa 1841

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“Twenty-fourmo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twenty-fourmo. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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