quarter-bound

adjective
quar·​ter-bound | \ ˈkwȯ(r)-tər-ˈbau̇nd How to pronounce quarter-bound (audio) \

Definition of quarter-bound

of a book
: bound in material of two qualities with the material of better quality on the spine only

Other Words from quarter-bound

quarter binding noun

First Known Use of quarter-bound

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Quarter-bound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quarter-bound. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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