bookbindery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bookbindery a bookbinder's workshop; a place for binding books
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bookbindery A bookbinder's shop; a place or establishment for binding books.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bookbindery A place where books are bound.
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Usage

In literature:

I work in a bookbindery on Third Avenue.
"Strictly Business" by O. Henry
In the bookbinderies women sometimes receive 16 guldens ($7.71) a month.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
One of them was the owner or partner in a bookbindery.
"Praying for Money" by Russell H. Conwell
Silk is used in the bookbindery as end papers in extra work, and also for fancy goods and for lining boxes.
"Practical Bookbinding" by Paul Adam
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In news:

Patricia Rosen has worked for 8 years at Harcourt, which is the largest for-profit hand-bookbindery in the United States and the last one in the country to operate on the 19th-century production model.
The oldest bookbindery in the US produces these classic "real book" covers for e-books and tablets.
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