from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bookbinding in which the back and often the corners of the volume are bound in a material differing from the rest of the cover.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a style of bookbinding in which only the back and corners are in leather.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See binding.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. book binding in which the spine and part of the sides are bound in one material and the rest in another
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