blind stamping

blind-stamp

[blahynd-stamp]
verb (used with object) Bookbinding.
to emboss or impress (the cover or spine of a book) without using ink or foil.
Compare blind ( def 17 ).


Origin:
1905–10

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blind stamping
 
n
bookbinding Also called: blind blocking an impression on a book cover without using colour or gold leaf

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