or end pa·per
[ end-pey-per ]
/ ˈɛndˌpeɪ pər /
a sheet of paper, often distinctively colored or ornamented, folded vertically once to form two leaves, one of which is pasted flat to the inside of the front or back cover of a book, with the other pasted to the inside edge of the first or last page to form a flyleaf.
When Does Summer Really End?Summer is the season for basking in the warm sun and rejoicing in the freedom of summer vacation. So when the rest and relaxation is shooed away for cooler days and the start of school, it’s easy to forget that the summer season is far from over. Many consider Labor Day the final hurrah of summer, but we still have a few weeks after that …
Origin of endpaper
First recorded in 1810–20
Also called end leaf, end sheet.
Definition for end sheet (2 of 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for end sheet
/ (ˈɛndˌpeɪpə) /
either of two leaves at the front and back of a book pasted to the inside of the board covers and the first leaf of the book to secure the binding
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