bindery

[bahyn-duh-ree, -dree]

Origin of bindery

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; bind + -ery
Can be confusedbinary bindery
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bindery

noun plural -eries
  1. a place in which books are bound
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Word Origin and History for bindery
n.

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

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