end leaf


noun Bookbinding.

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decorum

Origin of end leaf

First recorded in 1885–90
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Example sentences from the Web for end leaf

  • I knew enough of binding to see that the end-leaf was gummed down, and under that leaf I knew there was what I wanted.

    Mad|George Manville Fenn