Buckram - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbʌkrəm|  American pronunciation of the word buckram
Brit.  |ˈbʌkrəm|  British pronunciation of the word buckram

noun

- a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue; used in bookbinding and to stiffen clothing

verb

- stiffen with or as with buckram

adjective

- rigidly formal(syn: starchy, stiff)

Examples

his prose has a buckram quality

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