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- v. To recoil
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a back with a curved piece of thin sheet iron or of stiff pasteboard fastened to the inside, the effect of which is to make the leaves of a book thus bound (as a ledger or other account or blank book) spring up and lie flat.
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