paste·​down ˈpās(t)-ˌdau̇n How to pronounce pastedown (audio)
: the outer leaf of an endpaper that is pasted down to the inside of the front or back cover of a book

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pastedown was circa 1888

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“Pastedown.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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