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  • n. a person whose profession is binding pages together to form a book

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose occupation is to bind books.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose occupation is the binding of books.
  • n. A binder for preserving loose printed sheets, etc. See binder, 8.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a worker whose trade is binding books


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  • As such he wrote the following poem: _The trade of a bookbinder is the worst of all; its leaves and its fruits are nought but disappointment.

    A Boswell of Baghdad With Diversions

  • It's a unique opportunity to purchase works of art that have been created on washi by talented artists such as bookbinder,


  • And if you happen to own a battered treasure that needs restoring, there's a bookbinder here, too.

    Independent bookshops in south-east England

  • I would love to have been trained as a bookbinder.

    A Conversation with Carol Shields

  • The next day I bought five hand-tooled leather journals from a bookbinder named Ustino and began writing in one of them at Locanda Cipriani, a restaurant in a quince orchard on a tiny island called Torcello.

    My Perfect Honeymoon (That I Spent Alone)

  • Ariel Zambelich for The Wall Street Journal The bookbinder uses a special sewing machine to bind the pages.

    The Craft of Binding Books

  • Emma is a bookbinder who creates gorgeous notebooks, often rescuing old bookcovers and legal documents to create her notebooks.

    Welcome to my office « Write Anything

  • And because I think that your diary is the one and only really personal record of who you met, where you went, what you saw and therefore a very valuable piece of personal history, I have also designed a limited 'First Edition Diary' of 10 diaries that I have worked on with a bookbinder to make it a collector's item.

    Anya Hindmarch: Electronic or Paper?

  • The story's protagonist is Hyacinth Robinson, a bookbinder who—outraged by the plight of the poor and working class—is attracted to anarchist violence.

    May Day Reading: Books on Labor

  • Jack Fitterer, 58, a bookbinder in Indian Lake, N.Y., says he's able to manage the challenges of his work by making sure he never embarks on a project he can't perform .

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