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 Octa’vian.Oc’ypus, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Octa’vo.
 
A book where each sheet of paper is folded into eight leaves; contracted thus—8vo. (Italian, un’ ottavo; French, in octavo; Latin, octo, eight.)   1
 


 Octa’vian.Oc’ypus, 

 
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