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leaf

verb

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to turn over pages in an idle or cursory manner
  • we must have spent hours leafing through wallpaper books before we found something we both liked

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The first known use of leaf was before the 12th century

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“Leaf.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leaf. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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