doublure

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The ornamental lining on the inner covers of a sumptuous book. The simpler styles are of silk, velvet, or brocade. Highly decorated books have linings of thin leather, with borders or centerpieces hand-tooled in gold.
  • n. In paleontology, the reflexed inferior margin of the carapace in the Trilobita, specially noticeable on the cephalon and pygidium.

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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'duplus,' twofold.

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