How to use Demy in a sentence
He was educated at Eton and at Magdalen College, Oxford, becoming demy or scholar in 1619, and fellow in 1625.
A machine of this kind, if it printed a sheet of double demy, which measures 35 X 221 in., was about 13 ft.
He was adopted by his godfather, Edward Hearst, and his wife, and was sent to Magdalen College, Oxford, in 1689, was demy of his college from 1689 to 1701 and fellow from 1701 to 1713.
Addison, another Wiltshire lad, entered at the same college two years earlier, but was also elected a demy in 1689; he inscribed to Sacheverell in 1694 his account of the greatest English poets.Advertisement