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doublure

[duh-bloo r, doo-; French doo-blyr]
noun, plural dou·blures [duh-bloo rz, doo-; French doo-blyr] /dəˈblʊərz, du-; French duˈblür/.
  1. 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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doublure

noun
  1. a decorative lining of vellum or leather, etc, on the inside of a book cover
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Word Origin for doublure

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