misbound

adjective mis·bound \ ˌmis-ˈbau̇nd \

Definition of misbound

1 of a book : bound in such a manner that one or more pages is missing or incorrectly placed or positioned
  • Check the pages of this new edition carefully, as two review copies were misbound.
  • —Charles Solomon
2 of pages : incorrectly placed or positioned within a bound book
  • … noticed that two of its pages appeared misbound alongside pages of a similar Quranic manuscript from a later date.
  • —Dan Bilefsky

First Known Use of misbound

1802

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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