blind-stamp

[blahynd-stamp]

verb (used with object) Bookbinding.

to emboss or impress (the cover or spine of a book) without using ink or foil.

Compare blind(def 17).

Origin of blind-stamp

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for blind stamping

blind stamping

noun

bookbinding an impression on a book cover without using colour or gold leafAlso called: blind blocking
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