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endpaper

Line breaks: end|paper
Pronunciation: /ˈɛn(d)peɪpə
 
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Definition of endpaper in English:

noun

A leaf of paper at the beginning or end of a book, especially one fixed to the inside of the cover: green morocco covers and marbled endpapers
More example sentences
  • The arrangement of the cover to endpapers to title pages is such a marvelous set of elements to play with.
  • Books he used for teaching often had their endpapers covered with page numbers, references, and brief comments; these jottings formed his working index, a set of notes that would never be separated from the book.
  • The camera dwells lovingly on bookshelves, there are close ups of book covers and their spines, the title page and the endpapers.

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