noun /ˈbʊk.stɪv/
Alternative form of bookstaff "letter, alphabetic symbol". See bookstaff.

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  • Bookstave — See Bocstaef …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • letter — 1. noun /ˈlɛt.ə,ˈlet.ə,ˈlɛt.ɚ/ a) A symbol in an alphabet, bookstave. There are 26 letters in the English alphabet. b) A written message. See also note. I wrote a letter to my sister about my life …   Wiktionary

  • Bocstaef — A letter of the alphabet; that letter which is alliterative in a line of OldEngl. poetry; modernised as bookstave …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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