hardback

[ hahrd-bak ]
/ ˈhɑrdˌbæk /

noun, adjective

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Origin of hardback

First recorded in 1740–50; hard + back1
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British Dictionary definitions for hardback

hardback
/ (ˈhɑːdˌbæk) /

noun

a book or edition with covers of cloth, cardboard, or leatherCompare paperback

adjective

Also: casebound (ˈkeɪsˌbaʊnd), hardbound (ˈhɑːdˌbaʊnd), hardcover (ˈhɑːdˌkʌvə) of or denoting a hardback or the publication of hardbacks
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