of a book
: bound in material of two qualities with the material of better quality on the spine and corners
half binding noun

Word History

First Known Use

1738, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of half-bound was in 1738

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Cite this Entry

“Half-bound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half-bound. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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