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three-quarter binding

noun, Bookbinding.
1.
a binding in which the material used for the back extends further over the covers than in half binding.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for three-quarter binding

three-quarter binding

noun
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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