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.
A former trademark. (Wiktionary)