backlining

noun
plural -s

Definition of backlining 

: the material fastened to the backbone of a book or to the inside of the cover in the backbone area to provide strength and rigidity

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First Known Use of backlining

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for backlining

back entry 1 + lining

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