from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The art, trade, or profession of binding books.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The operation of binding books; the process of securing the sheets of a book within a permanent casing of bookbinders' board and leather or cloth, or other suitable materials, covering the sides and back, and jointed at their junction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The art, process, or business of binding books.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The art, craft or process of binding books

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  • noun the craft of binding books


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