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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A waterproof varnish used, applied to surfaces, in bookbinding and upholstery

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A patented material made on a muslin back and embossed in imitation of leather: used especially in the binding of books and in upholstering.

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A former trademark. (Wiktionary)

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