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quarter binding

noun
1.
a style of bookbinding in which the spine is leather and the sides are cloth or paper.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
Related forms
quarter-bound
[kwawr-ter-bound] /ˈkwɔr tərˌbaʊnd/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for quarter-bound

quarter-bound

adjective
1.
(of a book) having a binding consisting of two types of material, the better type being used on the spine
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