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yapp

[yap] /yæp/
noun
Also called yapp binding.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; named after William Yapp, 19th-century English bookseller

circuit binding

noun
1.
a bookbinding having soft edges that project beyond and fold over the edges of the pages to protect them.
Also called divinity circuit, yapp, yapp binding.
Origin
1905-10, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for yapp-binding

circuit binding

noun
1.
a style of limp-leather binding, used esp for Bibles and prayer books, in which the edges of the cover bend over to protect the edges of the pages
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