bindery

[ bahyn-duh-ree, -dree ]
/ ˈbaɪn də ri, -dri /
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noun, plural bind·er·ies.

a place where books are bound.

Nearby words

  1. bind,
  2. bind hand and foot,
  3. bind over,
  4. binder,
  5. binder twine,
  6. bindheimite,
  7. bindi,
  8. bindi-eye,
  9. binding,
  10. binding energy

Origin of bindery

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; bind + -ery

Can be confusedbinary bindery

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British Dictionary definitions for bindery

bindery

/ (ˈbaɪndərɪ) /

noun plural -eries

a place in which books are bound
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Word Origin and History for bindery

bindery

n.

1810, American English; see bind (v.) + -ery.

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