He was a hollow thing, he knew, but a buckram pretence prevented the world from piercing to his hollowness.
The use of buckram has been mostly abandoned by the libraries.
Stiff crown tip, made of buckram—Lay top of side crown on smooth side of buckram and mark the shape with a pencil.
I have no hesitation in saying that the best material is buckram.
Multum in Parvo certainly was all that buckram described him.
And of all qualities of buckram the American is unquestionably the best.
It is used for blocking frames and copying, the lines being much softer than when made with buckram.
What one saw was not buckram, whalebone, paint, and false hair.
Elsa and I stood by her for a while, all in our buckram, living monuments of bliss and exaltedness.
Oh, that horrid life of buckram, inanity, and do-nothing-ism!
early 13c., from Old French boquerant "fine oriental cloth" (12c., Modern French bougran), probably (along with Spanish bucarán, Italian bucherame) from Bukhara, city in central Asia from which it was imported to Europe. Originally a name of a delicate, costly fabric, it later came to mean coarse linen used for lining. The -m in the English word may indicate Italian origin (cf. Italian bucherame, 14c.).