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dog-ear

1. An external corner made by folding a sheet of material without cutting it.
2. The corner of a sheet of material which is folded over.
3. Same as crossette.
4. The projections at the corners of a door or window casing.
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One of the pleasures of old records is the nostalgia they evoke in their dog-eared, coffee- stained, ash-smudged covers.
Given the prospect of mind-numbing dullness offered by this herd of dog-eared people, it is obvious that any reality show would welcome John Leslie with open arms.
My hand rose instinctively and carved the little cruciform through the air over the dog-eared cardboard.
The Lady works in mysterious ways, and the morning after the tragedy in New York, I unexpectedly found on the bedside table my ancient, dog-eared copy of Heinrich Zimmer's The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil.
For years a dog-eared copy of Bridget Jones' s Diary has had pride of place on my bedside table, as a singleton's bible.
Testifying to faith under fire are portable communion kits with which unarmed priests administered communion and the last rites, a lifeboat New Testament and dog-eared prayer books from various war zones.
The ubiquitous lab notebook, with its dog-eared corners, stained pages and scribbled entries, may one day give way to an electronic analog that permits not only the recording of data but also the sharing of information among researchers scattered throughout the world.
Unlike the dog-eared, aging take-out menu stuffed in a drawer, CyberChefs' detailed menus on the Web are up to date and include specials a restaurant may offer.
Michael Atchinson's 'Word for Word' is available from Dog-Eared Publishing, PO Box 236, Stirling SA 5152 (RRP $10.
A SHAGGY DOG story with outstanding pedigree, ``Because of Winn-Dixie'' won't disappoint any elementary school kid or the moms and dads who treasure their dog-eared copies of Kate DiCamillo's Newbery-honored children's novel.