What does buckram mean?

buckram meaning in General Dictionary

To strengthen with buckram which will make rigid

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  • Made of buckram as a buckram fit
  • A coarse fabric of linen or hemp stiffened with dimensions or glue used in garments to help keep all of them within the form intended and wrappers to cover merchandise
  • stiffen with or much like buckram
  • rigidly formal
  • a coarse cotton fiber material stiffened with glue; found in bookbinding and also to stiffen garments
  • A coarse cloth of linen or hemp, stiffened with size or glue, used in clothes maintain them in type meant, and wrappers to pay for product.
  • A plant. See Ramson.
  • manufactured from buckram; since, a buckram fit.
  • rigid; exact.
  • to bolster with buckram; in order to make rigid.

buckram meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 13c., from Old French boquerant "fine oriental cloth" (12c., Modern French bougran), probably (and Spanish bucar


buckram - German to English

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buckram meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A coarse cloth of linen or hemp, stiffened with dimensions or glue, used in clothes maintain all of them when you look at the form intended, as well as for wrappers to pay for merchandise.

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  • (a.) made from buckram; since, a buckram suit.
  • (a.) Stiff; exact.
  • (v. t.) To strengthen with buckram; in order to make stiff.