De*my" (?), n.; pl. Demies (#). [See Demi-.]


A printing and a writing paper of particular sizes. See under Paper.


A half fellow at Magdalen College, Oxford.

[Written also demi.]

He was elected into Magdalen College as a demy; a term by which that society denominates those elsewhere called "scholars," young men who partake of the founder's benefaction, and succeed in their order to vacant fellowships. Johnson.


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De*my", a.

Pertaining to, or made of, the size of paper called demy; as, a demy book.


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