One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Give a new binding to (a book)‘the Book of Kells was repaired and rebound in 1953 in four volumes’
- ‘The sewn paper binding seems sturdy enough, but libraries will likely want to rebind the book for their collections.’
- ‘Miss Beatrice Forder was responsible for rebinding the Winchester Bible in the cathedral and, for a time, was employed to repair some of the city archives.’
- ‘Until it was rebound a few years ago, the book consisted of two stout volumes in the Public Record Office.’
- ‘He absorbed complete sections of the Encyclopaedia Britannica while rebinding a worn ‘E to F’ volume, returning again and again to the article on electricity.’
- ‘So, my present mind is to direct the solicitors for the appellants to uplift the appeal books, take out the confidential papers, rebind them, and go from there.’
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