from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as bookmark.


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  • Open on a chair, with an embroidered book-marker between its pages, lay ATTA

    Maurice Guest

  • Of the clergy, Whatley was one of the greatest in intellect, and, as a smoker was devotedly attached to tobacco; his pipes, when out, served him for a book-marker.

    Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce

  • Rescue_ (for you certainly used something as a book-marker) and finally turning out in front of all the other passengers the whole of your note-case, which proves that you cannot have been going to stay at the

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, 1920-07-28

  • Save for a book-marker here and there, the volumes held nothing but their own immortal stories.

    Patty's Friends

  • Mrs. Carew smoothed down the silken book-marker, and began reading in a low voice.

    The Slave of the Lamp

  • Andersen's exquisite story was not so readily accepted, yet this too before long showed a book-marker.

    The Emancipated

  • Shippen, and last my Darthea with her aunt, who was as thin as a book-marker.

    Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker

  • The embroidered book-marker, the gift of the young ladies of his

    The Heritage of Dedlow Marsh and Other Tales

  • Putting the lamp down in exactly the same place as before, she returned to the cabinet for the book, brought it again to the table, opened it at the page where she had placed her perforated cardboard book-marker, sat down beside it, and with her hands in her lap and her eyes on the page began abstractedly to tear a small piece of paper into tiny fragments.

    The Argonauts of North Liberty

  • On his birthday Ernest generally receives an envelope with an American post-mark containing a book-marker with a flaunting text upon it, or a moral kettle-holder, or some other similar small token of recognition, but no letter.

    The Way of All Flesh


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