Know Your Next Word : ex libris

16. ex libris :

noun :

1. from the library of (a phrase inscribed in or on a book before the name of the owner)

2. an inscription in or on a book, to indicate the owner : bookplate

Usage :

  • I found a copy of Mein Kampf with Hitler's ex libris bookplate.(Timothy W Ryback; Hitler's Secret Library : The Sunday Times (London - UK) : Jan 11 - 2009.)

  • Ex libris Jane Doe

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