buckram definition

  • noun:
    • A coarse cotton fiber textile heavily sized with glue, utilized for stiffening garments as well as in bookbinding.
    • Archaic Rigid formality.
    • A coarse cloth of linen or hemp, stiffened with dimensions or glue, found in garments maintain them inside kind intended, and wrappers to cover product.
    • A plant, Allium ursinum, also called ramson, crazy garlic, or bear garlic.
    • A coarse cloth of linen or hemp, stiffened with size or glue, utilized in clothes maintain all of them inside kind intended, and wrappers to pay for merchandise.
    • A plant. See Ramson.
    • Formerly, an excellent and costly product employed for chapel banners and vestments and for private use; additionally, a less expensive product employed for linings.
    • recently, coarse linen cloth stiffened with glue or gum, made use of as a stiffening for keeping garments in a required form, and recently additionally in binding books.
    • 3. A buckram case used by lawyers' clerks.
    • The ramson or bear's-garlic, Allium ursinum.
    • into the old herbals, the cuckoo-pint, Arum maculatum.
    • a coarse cotton textile stiffened with glue; found in bookbinding and also to stiffen clothing
  • adjective:
    • Resembling or recommending buckram, like in rigidity or formality: "a wondrous buckram styleā€¯ ( Thomas Carlyle).
    • Made of buckram.
    • rigid; accurate.
    • rigidly formal
  • verb-transitive:
    • To stiffen with or as though with buckram.
    • To strengthen with buckram; in order to make rigid.
  • verb:
    • To stiffen with or as if with buckram.
    • stiffen with or as with buckram
  • others:
    • manufactured from or resembling buckram of either kind; hence, stiff; exact; formal.
    • To strengthen with buckram, or perhaps in the manner of buckram; make stiff.

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