Part of speech: noun

A. A book page of aboutby 7½ inches; a book having such pages; often written 12mo.

Part of speech: noun

Mns. An interval of a twelfth.

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Usage examples "duodecimo":

  1. He got the Galoshes, and he was soon below in a little duodecimo garden, where between two immense walls a plumtree and an apple- tree were standing. - "Andersen's Fairy Tales", Hans Christian Andersen.
  2. You should canvas for a book or paper, Caleb, some handy volume, possibly a duodecimo. - "Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium", Jessie H. Bancroft.
  3. 40; Duodecimo, 41; Smaller Gram. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.