misbound

adjective
mis·​bound | \ ˌmis-ˈbau̇nd How to pronounce misbound (audio) \

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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“Misbound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misbound. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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