To illustrate (a book already printed) with engravings, prints, etc. obtained elsewhere, often by clipping them from other books.
To damage (a book) by clipping such engravings, etc.
To remove material, especially images, from a publication.
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.