bibliopegy

[ bib-lee-op-uh-jee ]
/ ˌbɪb liˈɒp ə dʒi /

noun

the art of binding books.

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Origin of bibliopegy

1825–35; biblio- + Greek pēg- (stem of pēgnýnai to fasten) + -y3

OTHER WORDS FROM bibliopegy

bib·li·o·peg·ic [bib-lee-uh-pej-ik, -pee-jik], /ˌbɪb li əˈpɛdʒ ɪk, -ˈpi dʒɪk/, adjectivebib·li·op·e·gist, nounbib·li·op·e·gis·tic, bib·li·op·e·gis·ti·cal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for bibliopegy

  • The library is rich in rare editions beautifully bound by men whose names rank first in the art of bibliopegy.