three-quarter binding

  1. a binding in which the material used for the back extends further over the covers than in half binding.

Origin of three-quarter binding

First recorded in 1895–1900

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British Dictionary definitions for three-quarter binding

three-quarter binding

  1. a bookbinding style in which the spine and much of the sides are in a different material (esp leather) from the rest of the covers

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