- a stone, as a perpend, for bonding masonry.
- a girder supporting the ends of two sets of floor joists.
- a material for holding loose material together, as in a macadamized road.
- stirrup(def 4).
- binchois, gilles,
- bind hand and foot,
- bind over,
- binder twine,
Origin of binder
Examples from the Web for binder
The letter is four pages long, written on binder paper, in careful cursive.
I will be glad to hand this binder down to my niece and vouch for its comfort.
The binder is much too small to contain women, and in fact does not even fit one woman very adequately.
“Expanding the scope of conflict makes it much harder for Republicans to keep control of the story,” Binder says.
Brendan Sullivan arrived at the E. 53rd St. offices of Harper Collins with a binder of legal documents.
These sheets are filed in post binders, five-hundred sheets to the binder, and indexed alphabetically.
Surely it is one of the merits of new leaves that they come direct from the printer and the binder, though they, alas!By-ways in Book-land|William Davenport Adams
Then Witham recognized them, and made a sign to one of the men behind him as he hauled his binder clear of the wheat.The Impostor|Harold Bindloss
Imperfections, sheets rejected by the binder and returned to the printer to be replaced.Bookbinding, and the Care of Books|Douglas Cockerell
A slip is made for each book and the binder follows it carefully.Library Bookbinding|Arthur Low Bailey
- a person who binds books; bookbinder
- a machine that is used to bind books
Old English bindere "one who binds" (see bind). Of various objects or products that bind, from early 16c.