flyleaf

Part of speech: noun

A blank leaf at the beginning or end of a book.

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Usage examples "flyleaf":

  1. Half of the little table by which she sat was piled high with books- old books, evidently well read and well- bred books, classics of fiction and verse every one of them, and all bearing on the flyleaf the name of Sidney Richmond, thereby meaning not the girl at the table, but her college- bred young father who had died the day before she was born. - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
  2. Hate and Fear are not wanted here, Nor Toys nor Country Lovers, Everything they took from my new poem book But the flyleaf and the covers. - "Country Sentiment", Robert Graves.
  3. Then his wife spoke cheering words, and taking her Bible she wrote some texts upon the flyleaf, and after them the date of the day. - "Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading", Frances Jenkins Olcott.