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doublure

[ duh-bloor, doo-; French doo-blyr ]
/ dəˈblʊər, du-; French duˈblür /
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noun, plural dou·blures [duh-bloorz, doo-; French doo-blyr]. /dəˈblʊərz, du-; French duˈblür/.
an ornamental lining of a book cover.
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Origin of doublure

1885–90; <French: a lining, equivalent to doubl(er) to line (literally, to double) + -ure-ure
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British Dictionary definitions for doublure

doublure
/ (dəˈblʊə, French dublyr) /

noun
a decorative lining of vellum or leather, etc, on the inside of a book cover

Word Origin for doublure

C19: from French: lining, from Old French doubler to make double
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