half-bound

adjective
\ˈhaf-ˌbau̇nd, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half-bound 

of a book

: bound in material of two qualities with the material of better quality on the spine and corners

Other Words from half-bound

half binding noun

First Known Use of half-bound

1768, in the meaning defined above

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