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Relating to the pages of a book or periodical.
- ‘I have also substituted, in the case of the Epigrams and Gnomic Verses, a more convenient classified arrangement of these pieces in place of the strictly paginal sequence of the earlier edition.’
- ‘An object of the present invention is to provide a printing method which makes it possible to print a paginal publication by applying a plurality of lithographic printing plates in the revolving direction of the cylinder.’
Mid 17th century: from late Latin paginalis, from pagina (see page).
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