[ blahynd-stamp ]
/ ˈblaɪndˌstæmp /
verb (used with object) Bookbinding.
to emboss or impress (the cover or spine of a book) without using ink or foil.
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Compare blind(def 17).
Origin of blind-stamp
First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for blind stamping
bookbinding an impression on a book cover without using colour or gold leafAlso called: blind blocking
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