forrel


forrel

forrel [fawr-uh l, for-] noun Bookbinding.

  1. forel.

forel or for·rel [fawr-uh l, for-] noun

  1. a slipcase for a book.
  2. parchment of poor quality, used in its natural color for making book covers.

Origin of forel 1250–1300; Middle English forel case, sheath Old French forrel, fourrel, diminutive of fuerre sheath. See fur

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