a brand of waterproof fabric having a cloth foundation and a pyroxylin surface, used especially as a substitute for leather in bookbindings, upholstery, etc.

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Historical Examples of fabrikoid

  • This disadvantage no longer exists in the case of fabrikoid.

    Library Bookbinding

    Arthur Low Bailey

  • Then Sam was shown his room in the attic, where he could unpack his fabrikoid suit-case and don his farm-clothes.

    Natalie: A Garden Scout

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

  • Keratol and fabrikoid are made to imitate leather and are frankly sold as such.

    Library Bookbinding

    Arthur Low Bailey

British Dictionary definitions for fabrikoid



trademark a waterproof fabric made of cloth coated with pyroxylin
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