loose-leaf


loose–leaf

adjective \ˈlüs-ˈlēf\

: designed so that sheets of paper can be added or removed by opening a locking device that holds the sheets of paper in place

Full Definition of LOOSE-LEAF

1
:  having leaves secured in book form in a cover whose spine may be opened for adding, arranging, or removing leaves <loose–leaf notebook>
2
:  of, relating to, or used with a loose-leaf binding <loose–leaf paper>

First Known Use of LOOSE-LEAF

1902

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