noun[mass noun] British
- A form of bookbinding with a limp leather cover projecting to fold over the edges of the leaves, typically used for bibles: [as modifier]: an old yapp albumMore example sentences
- Other attempts to reduce size made by yapp are leaving out whitespace, and avoiding use of the system library.
late 19th century: named after William Yapp, a London bookseller, for whom this style of binding was first made (circa1860).
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- The US English dictionary