bind·​ery | \ ˈbīn-d(ə-)rē How to pronounce bindery (audio) \
plural binderies

Definition of bindery

: a place where books are bound

Examples of bindery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nearby, a loft that was used as a book bindery is being converted into laboratories and offices for up to two dozen bio-tech firms. Matthew Haag, New York Times, "Why Shiny New Tech Companies Love Old Industrial Buildings," 22 Jan. 2020 The loft-style apartment is located in a former book bindery, and the project’s amenities include a 71-foot-long indoor swimming pool and a wine cellar. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "F1 Racing Champ Lewis Hamilton Buys Manhattan Penthouse for $40.7 Million," 9 Jan. 2019 More from Mansion Over the past several years, the building, a former book bindery, has become a hub for celebrity purchasers, according to people familiar with the building. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Top Walmart Exec Pays $43.79 Million for Swanky New York Penthouse," 12 June 2018 In Oregon's Willamette Valley, the monks at Our Lady of Guadalupe Trappist Abbey bake fruitcakes, operate a book bindery and run a warehouse that stores and labels wine for area vineyards. Kate Silver,, "For travelers, monastery stays offer peace and quiet, regardless of faith," 3 Aug. 2017 The building was built in 1910 and was used as, yes, a book bindery, according to Kristin Rogers, with the Howard Hanna Cleveland City Office. The Plain Dealer,, "Housing in Cleveland's Gateway District has rich history," 31 July 2017 Established in 1983, Central Florida Press offers heatset web and sheetfed offset printing as well as full prepress and bindery services including saddle stitching, loop stitching, in-line punching, folding with in-line perforating and scoring. Paul Brinkmann,, "Darden's print vendor, Central Florida Press, relocating to Rhode Island," 21 June 2017

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First Known Use of bindery

1793, in the meaning defined above

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“Bindery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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