half leather

noun Bookbinding.

Nearby words

  1. half gainer,
  2. half hitch,
  3. half holiday,
  4. half hose,
  5. half landing,
  6. half measure,
  7. half moon,
  8. half mourning,
  9. half nelson,
  10. half note

half binding

noun Bookbinding.

a type of book binding consisting of a leather binding on the spine and, sometimes, the corners, with paper or cloth sides.

Origin of half binding

First recorded in 1815–25

Also called half leather.

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