The strips of cloth (usually linen), vellum,
nylon, etc., to which the sections of a book are
sewn, and whose free ends, or SLIPS (1) , are
attached to the boards, or are glued between SPLIT BOARDS to
impart additional strength to the binding
structure. Cf: BANDS
(1) ;CORDS ;WEBBING(S) (1) .
(183 , 198 )