Folio post, a flat writing paper, usually 17 by 24 inches.

(Fol"io), v. t. To put a serial number on each folio or page of (a book); to page.

(Fol"io), a. Formed of sheets each folded once, making two leaves, or four pages; as, a folio volume. See Folio, n., 3.

(Fo"li*o*late) a. Of or pertaining to leaflets; — used in composition; as, bi- foliolate. Gray.

(Fo"li*ole) n. [Dim. of L. folium leaf: cf. F. foliole.] (Bot.) One of the distinct parts of a compound leaf; a leaflet.

(Fo`li*o*mort") a. See Feuillemort.

(Fo`li*ose") a. [L. foliosus, fr. folium leaf.] (Bot.) Having many leaves; leafy.

(Fo`li*os"i*ty) n. The ponderousness or bulk of a folio; voluminousness. [R.] De Quincey.

(Fo"li*ous) a. [See Foliose.]

1. Like a leaf; thin; unsubstantial. [R.] Sir T. Browne.

2. (Bot.) Foliose. [R.]

(Fo"li*um) n.; pl. E. Foliums L. Folia [L., a leaf.]

1. A leaf, esp. a thin leaf or plate.

2. (Geom.) A curve of the third order, consisting of two infinite branches, which have a common asymptote. The curve has a double point, and a leaf-shaped loop; whence the name. Its equation is x3 + y3 = axy.

(Folk Folks) (foks), n. collect. & pl. [AS. folc; akin to D. volk, OS. & OHG. folk, G. volk, Icel. folk, Sw. & Dan. folk, Lith. pulkas crowd, and perh. to E. follow.]

1. (Eng. Hist.) In Anglo-Saxon times, the people of a group of townships or villages; a community; a tribe. [Obs.]

The organization of each folk, as such, sprang mainly from war.
J. R. Green.

2. People in general, or a separate class of people; — generally used in the plural form, and often with a qualifying adjective; as, the old folks; poor folks. [Colloq.]

In winter's tedious nights, sit by the fire
With good old folks, and let them tell thee tales.

2. A sheet of paper once folded.

3. A book made of sheets of paper each folded once (four pages to the sheet); hence, a book of the largest kind. See Note under Paper.

4. (Print.) The page number. The even folios are on the left-hand pages and the odd folios on the right- hand.

5. A page of a book; (Bookkeeping) a page in an account book; sometimes, two opposite pages bearing the same serial number.

6. (Law) A leaf containing a certain number of words, hence, a certain number of words in a writing, as in England, in law proceedings 72, and in chancery, 90; in New York, 100 words.

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