clothbound
adjective Date: 1860 of a book bound in stiff boards covered with cloth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clothbound — [klôthbound΄, kläthbound΄] adj. having a binding of stiff pasteboard covered with cloth: said of a book …   English World dictionary

  • clothbound — /klawth bownd , kloth /, adj. (of a book) bound with cloth rather than paper, leather, etc. [1855 60; CLOTH + BOUND1] * * * …   Universalium

  • clothbound — adjective Bound with cloth, as opposed to other bindings such as paper or leather …   Wiktionary

  • Clothbound — В цельнотканевом переплёте (о книге) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • clothbound — adj. covered with cloth (used to describe books with stiff covers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clothbound — cloth•bound [[t]ˈklɔθˈbaʊnd, ˈklɒθ [/t]] adj. pri (of a book) bound with cloth rather than paper, leather, etc • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • clothbound — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective of a book : bound in full cloth with stiff boards * * * /klawth bownd , kloth /, adj. (of a book) bound with cloth rather than paper, leather, etc. [1855 60; CLOTH + BOUND1] …   Useful english dictionary

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