Definition of Bookbinder

1. Noun. A worker whose trade is binding books.

Generic synonyms: Artificer, Artisan, Craftsman, Journeyman

Definition of Bookbinder

1. n. One whose occupation is to bind books.

Definition of Bookbinder

1. Noun. a person whose profession is binding pages together to form a book ¹

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Definition of Bookbinder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bookbinder

book signings
book smart
book store
book token
book up
book value
book worm
book worms
bookbinder (current term)

Literary usage of Bookbinder

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1896)
"1530), stationer and bookbinder in London, carried on business at the sign of St. ... He is, however, better known as a bookbinder, and numbers of stamped ..."

2. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"... one against Simon Dover printer, and one against Nathan Brooks bookbinder ; were presented to the Grand Inquest in London, at the sessions ..."

3. The Life and Letters of Faraday by Bence Jones (1870)
"CHAPTER H. JOURNEYMAN bookbinder AND CHEMICAL ASSISTANT AT THB ROYAL INSTITUTION. ON October 8, 1812, Faraday went as a journeyman bookbinder to a Mr. DC la ..."

4. Register of Interments in the Greyfriars Buryingground, Edinburgh, 1658-1700by Edinburgh (Scotland), Kirk of the Greyfriars, Greyfriars' Churchyard, Henry Paton, Scottish Record Society by Edinburgh (Scotland), Kirk of the Greyfriars, Greyfriars' Churchyard, Henry Paton, Scottish Record Society (1902)
"Russell, Florence, wife of John Dow, cobbler „ Florence, wife of Robert Grieve, stabler „ George, bookbinder, his child „ George, bookbinder, his child ..."

5. Alien Members of the Book-trade During the Tudor Period: Being an Index to by Ernest James Worman (1906)
"I, 278, 284. See LEONARD ADRIAN. The Christian name Adrian in this list occurs under JOHNSON and TURNER. 1582-3. A bookbinder in the house of ..."

6. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"To Paul's churchyard, to treat with a bookbinder to come and gild the backs of all my books, to make them handsome, to stand in my new presses ..."

7. Book Auction Recordsby Frank Karslake by Frank Karslake (1906)
"... such authors as Thackeray, Dickens, Scott, and Ainsworth, and poets in various bindings, so that he is in a sense, a bookseller as well as a bookbinder. ..."

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