Definition of remboîtage in English:

remboîtage

(also remboitage)

noun

  • The rebinding of a book; an example of this.

Origin

1930s. From French remboîtage rebinding of a book from remboîter to rebind (a book) (1874; 1306 in Old French in sense ‘to hide (a thing) away’, 1549 in sense ‘to restore (a deformed object) back to its proper form’ from re- + emboîter: see emboîtement) + -age.

Pronunciation

remboîtage

/ˌrɒ̃bwɑːˈtɑːʒ//ˌrɒmbwɑːˈtɑːʒ/