doublure


doublure

doublure [duh-bloo r, doo-; French doo-blyr] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural dou·blures [duh-bloo rz, doo-; French doo-blyr] /dəˈblʊərz, du-; French duˈblür/.

  1. an ornamental lining of a book cover.

Origin of doublure 1885–90; French: a lining, equivalent to doubl(er) to line (literally, to double) + -ure -ure Examples from the Web for doublure Historical Examples of doublure

  • Doublure, the inside face of the boards, especially applied to them when lined with leather and decorated.

    Bookbinding, and the Care of Books

    Douglas Cockerell

  • Width of doublure of front of cephalon on median line, 17 mm.; length of hypostoma, 20 mm.

    The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites

    Percy Edward Raymond

  • Since the front of the hypostoma is attached to this doublure, it stands high up within the vault and under the glabella.

    The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites

    Percy Edward Raymond

  • They occur near the anterior margin of the segment, and near the inner end of the doublure.

    The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites

    Percy Edward Raymond

  • It is also known that the epistoma is narrower and more firmly fused into the doublure in later than in earlier species.

    The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites

    Percy Edward Raymond

  • British Dictionary definitions for doublure doublure noun

    1. a decorative lining of vellum or leather, etc, on the inside of a book cover

    Word Origin for doublure C19: from French: lining, from Old French doubler to make double

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