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paste-down

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Definition of paste-down in English:

noun

(In bookbinding) the part of an endpaper which is pasted to the inside of the cover.
Example sentences
  • Instead, there are hundreds of strips, scraps, paste-downs, and flyleaves to be found, matched, deciphered, and transcribed.

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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
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