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[boo k-bahyn-ding]
  1. the process or art of binding books.
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Origin of bookbinding

First recorded in 1765–75; book + binding
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for bookbinding

Historical Examples

  • He has learnt the trade of bookbinding, and can well support himself.

    Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb

    W. R. Roe

  • Now as to the practical application of his knowledge of bookbinding.

  • Most of the leather prepared for bookbinding is too highly finished.

  • In the bookbinding department there were amateur and professional students.

    Home Life in Germany

    Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick

  • These houses are engaged in various kinds of bookbinding and printing.