Grangerize meaning

grānjərīz
To illustrate (a book already printed) with engravings, prints, etc. obtained elsewhere, often by clipping them from other books.
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To damage (a book) by clipping such engravings, etc.
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(intransitive) To illustrate (a book) with material such as images taken from other published sources, such as by clipping them out for one's own use.
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To illustrate with material taken from published sources.
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To remove material, especially images, from a publication.
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Origin of grangerize

  • granger +‎ -ize, after James Granger, an 18th century English biographer. Granger's Biographical History of England (1769) included areas for readers to illustrate the pages.

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