forrel

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

noun Bookbinding.

Definition for forrel (2 of 2)

forel

or for·rel

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

noun

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
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