dog-ear(redirected from dog-earing)
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1. noun The corner of a page of a book that has been turned down to mark one's place. I always leave a dog-ear in my textbooks to indicate an important page when I'm studying.
2. verb To fold over the corner of a page of a book to mark one's place. I really hate it when people dog-ear their books. It ruins the look of the page!
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