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book jacket

noun
1.
a removable paper cover, usually illustrated, for protecting the binding of a book and usually giving information about the book and the author.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples for book jacket
  • Each of the supplicants needed something from him:a charitable donation, a book jacket, a signature on an unsigned work.
  • He also designed his first book jacket, for the selected works of his father.
  • Yes, she is both the author and illustrator of the book and it says so on the book jacket.

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