book cloth

noun

Definition of book cloth

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

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First Known Use of book cloth

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Book cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/book%20cloth. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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