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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A bright brown polished calfskin binding of books, stained with a conventional treelike design.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See tree calf, under calf.

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  • Also see tree-calf.

    September 26, 2014

  • A highly polished calf bookbinding with a distinctive treelike pattern, like this.

    February 20, 2007