book cloth

noun

: any of several specially woven fabrics (such as cotton) prepared for use in covering books

Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of book cloth was in 1851

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“Book cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/book%20cloth. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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