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fore-edge painting

[ fawr-ej, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌɛdʒ, ˈfoʊr- /
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noun

a technique of painting a picture on the fore edge of a book, often in such a manner that only when the pages are slightly fanned the picture is revealed.

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Origin of fore-edge painting

First recorded in 1910–15

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