Definition of Half-bound

1. Adjective. (of books) having the back bound in one material and the sides in another.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Half-bound

half-arsed
half-asleep
half-awake
half-axial projection
half-back
half-baked
half-ball
half-birthday
half-birthdays
half-blood
half-blooded
half-boot
half-boots
half-bound (current term)
half-brained
half-break
half-bred
half-breed
half-brethren
half-brother
half-brothers
half-caste
half-castes
half-cell
half-cells
half-century
half-chair form
half-chance

Literary usage of Half-bound

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV., King by Charles Greville (1899)
"Crown 8vo, cloth, 9s. net; half-bound, 12s. net. A Cloth Box for use when Motoring, price 2s. net. MOUNTAINEERING. By CT DENT. With Contributions by the ..."

2. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang (1905)
"By HARDING Cox, CHARLES RICHARDSON, and the Hon. GERALD LASCELLES. With 20 Plates and 55 Illustrations in the Text. Crown 8vo, cl.)th 6s. net; half-bound, ..."

3. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"Crown 8vo, cloth, 6s. net; half-bound, with gilt top, 9s. net. CYCLING. By the EARL OF ALBEMARLE and G. LACY HILLIER. With 19 Plates and 44 Illustrations in ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1845)
"Gd. 1729 Another copy, third edition, 12mo., half bound, Is. Gd. 1773 a ... 1726 Another copy, 8vo., half bound, Is. Gd. 1714 FISHING, the whole Art of, ..."

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