noun, plural passe-par·touts [pas-pahr-tooz; French pahs-par-too] /ˌpæs pɑrˈtuz; French pɑs parˈtu/.
Origin of passe-partout
Examples from the Web for passe-partout
The manner was then to repeat the engraved borders of titles, the passe-partout, in the centre of which the text was printed.The Printed Book|Henri Bouchot
Book-cloth or any firm material can be used instead of the passe-partout paper.
This can be done still easier by using strips of passe-partout binding, or strips used for binding lantern slides.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
It was from Goethe; it was lettered in old German characters, framed in passe-partout, and hung above the mantel.The Barrier|Allen French
Cut the passe-partout paper an inch longer than the side to be covered, and do not fasten down quite to the corner.