bibliopegy

bibliopegic /bib'lee euh pej"ik, -pee"jik/, adj.bibliopegist, n.bibliopegistic, bibliopegistical, adj.
/bib'lee op"euh jee/, n.
the art of binding books.
[1825-35; BIBLIO- + Gk peg- (s. of pegnýnai to fasten) + -Y3]

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  • Bibliopegy — Bib li*op e*gy, n. [See {Bibliopegic}.] The art of binding books. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bibliopegy — [bib΄lē äp′ə jē] n. [ BIBLIO + Gr pēgia < pēgnynai, to fasten, bind: see PEACE] the art of bookbinding …   English World dictionary

  • bibliopegy — noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek bibli + pēgnynai to fasten together more at pact Date: circa 1859 the art of binding books • bibliopegic adjective • bibliopegist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bibliopegy — noun The art of bookbinding …   Wiktionary

  • Bibliopegy — Переплётное дело; искусство переплёта книг …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • bibliopegy — bib·li·op·e·gy …   English syllables

  • bibliopegy — /bɪbliˈɒpədʒi/ (say biblee opuhjee) noun the art of binding books. {biblio + Greek pēgia, from pēgnynai fasten} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bibliopegy —   n. art of book binding.    ♦ bibliopegic, a.    ♦ bibliopegist, n. book binder …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bibliopegy — ˌbiblēˈäpə̇jē noun ( es) Etymology: bibliopegist + y : the art of binding books …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthropodermic bibliopegy — is the practice of binding books in human skin. Though uncommon in modern times, the technique dates back to at least the 17th century. HistorySurviving historical examples of this technique include anatomy texts bound with the skin of dissected… …   Wikipedia

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