half binding
noun see half-bound

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Half binding — Half Half (h[aum]f), a. [AS. healf, half, half; as a noun, half, side, part; akin to OS., OFries., & D. half, G. halb, Sw. half, Dan. halv, Icel. h[=a]lfr, Goth. halbs. Cf. {Halve}, {Behalf}.] 1. Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half binding — n. a style of book binding in which leather or other ornamental material covers the spine and corners …   English World dictionary

  • half-binding — halfˈ binding noun A bookbinding with only backs and corners of leather or a similar material • • • Main Entry: ↑half …   Useful english dictionary

  • half binding — Bookbinding. a type of book binding consisting of a leather binding on the spine and, sometimes, the corners, with paper or cloth sides. Also called half leather. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • half binding — noun book binding in which the spine and part of the sides are bound in one material and the rest in another • Hypernyms: ↑binding, ↑book binding, ↑cover, ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-binding — /ˈhaf baɪndɪŋ/ (say hahf buynding) noun a book having a leather binding on the back and corners, and paper or cloth sides …   Australian English dictionary

  • half binding — noun a type of bookbinding in which the spine and corners are bound in a different material to the rest of the cover. Derivatives half bound adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • Half — (h[aum]f), a. [AS. healf, half, half; as a noun, half, side, part; akin to OS., OFries., & D. half, G. halb, Sw. half, Dan. halv, Icel. h[=a]lfr, Goth. halbs. Cf. {Halve}, {Behalf}.] 1. Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half bushel; a half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Half ape — Half Half (h[aum]f), a. [AS. healf, half, half; as a noun, half, side, part; akin to OS., OFries., & D. half, G. halb, Sw. half, Dan. halv, Icel. h[=a]lfr, Goth. halbs. Cf. {Halve}, {Behalf}.] 1. Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Half back — Half Half (h[aum]f), a. [AS. healf, half, half; as a noun, half, side, part; akin to OS., OFries., & D. half, G. halb, Sw. half, Dan. halv, Icel. h[=a]lfr, Goth. halbs. Cf. {Halve}, {Behalf}.] 1. Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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