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dust jacket

noun
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples for dust jacket
  • But perhaps the coolest thing about this book is that if you move quickly, you can customize your own dust jacket.
  • One exception is if the original dust jacket remains.
  • The dust jacket provides the perfect image for the contents.
  • For cost reasons, the first printing did not have a dust jacket.
  • But unlike many products, books are frequently sold with a suggested retail price stamped on their cover or dust jacket.
  • One copy has its original light blue dust jacket with photographs and promotional text.
  • She cataloged the contents of each disc on the record's dust jacket as the recording was taking place.
  • Some clues to its attraction can be seen on the dust jacket.
  • The book comes to us wrapped in more than its dust jacket.
British Dictionary definitions for dust jacket

dust jacket

noun
1.
a removable paper cover used to protect a bound book Also called book jacket, jacket
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Value for dust

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