(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
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 fireShak.
With good old folks, and let them tell thee tales.