Coarse linen or other cloth stiffened with gum or paste and used typically as interfacing and in bookbinding.
More example sentences
- The device itself was simple enough, consisting of a buckram rim about eighteen inches in diameter, wrapped with 3,411 feet of cotton-covered copper wire, all in turn covered with tape, felt, and an imitation leather sleeve.
- They just don't make buckram like they used to.
- The Moroccan-leather-bound edition, limited to 50 numbered copies, is encased in a silver buckram drop-back solander box (£750 inclusive of delivery).
Middle English (denoting a kind of fine linen or cotton cloth): from Old French boquerant, perhaps from Bukhara in central Asia.
Definition of buckram in:
- The British & World English dictionary