hollow back

noun Bookbinding.

a paper tube or roll, almost flattened, having one side glued to the back of a book and the other to the inside of the spine.

Nearby words

  1. hollingshead,
  2. hollister,
  3. holliston,
  4. hollo,
  5. hollow,
  6. hollow bone,
  7. hollow leg,
  8. hollow newel,
  9. hollow sea,
  10. hollow tile

Related formshol·low-backed, adjective

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hollow back




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