Wikidiffcom vs Forme - What's the difference?

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Wikidiffcom is likely misspelled.


Wikidiffcom has no English definition.

As a noun forme is

an alternative spelling of lang=en.

wikidiffcom

Not English

Wikidiffcom has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

forme

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (rare, or, archaic)
  • (historical, printing) One side of a sheet, comprising four quarto pages or two folio pages.
  • * 1978 , David A. Bloestein, Introduction'', , David A. Bloestein (editor), ''Parasitaster: Or, The Fawn , page 47,
  • Both these formes , with running titles intact, were retained to print sheet D of Q2.
  • * 1994 , Jay L. Halio, Introduction'', Jay L. Halio (editor), , ''The First Quarto of King Lear , page 21,
  • Q2 was printed in twenty-two formes .
  • * 2011 , Eugene Giddens, How to Read a Shakespearean Play Text , page 41,
  • In casting off, the printing house would judge the length of a manuscript to determine both how many sheets would be needed, and what the divisions were between one forme' and another. (A '''forme''' is one side of a sheet: four quarto pages or two folio pages.) Because '''formes''' do not have many consecutive pages, estimates would be further broken down by page. If a quarto ' forme includes a putative page one, for instance, that side of the sheet would also include pages four, five, and eight.
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