or for·rel

[ fawr-uh l, for- ]
/ ˈfɔr əl, ˈfɒr- /


a slipcase for a book.
parchment of poor quality, used in its natural color for making book covers.

Origin of forel

1250–1300; Middle English forel case, sheath < Old French forrel, fourrel, diminutive of fuerre sheath. See fur Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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