a complete binding of a volume in any one material, generally leather.
- full-bound [fool-bound], /ˈfʊlˈbaʊnd/, adjective
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How to use full binding in a sentence
It is not suitable for full binding on books subject to much wear.
Because they can be easily cleaned they may be used on the sides of juvenile books, and in rare cases for full binding.Library Bookbinding | Arthur Low Bailey
English Imperial Morocco cloth makes a good full binding for books that are not to receive much wear.
Dark blue art canvas, the kind in which both warp and woof are dyed blue, makes a serviceable and inexpensive full binding.
It cannot be recommended for full binding as it is difficult to letter and wears away quickly at the joints.