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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.

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Nearby words

hollingshead, hollister, holliston, hollo, hollow, hollow back, hollow bone, hollow leg, hollow newel, hollow sea, hollow tile
Related formshol·low-backed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hollow-back

hollow-back


noun

pathol the nontechnical name for lordosis Compare hunchback
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Medicine definitions for hollow-back

hollow back

[ hŏlō ]

n.

lordosis
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