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What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources
Term english
Chemise
Definition english
Either naughty underwear worn by women, or a case or folding tray into which a fragile or valuable book or manuscript is laid (as perhaps are the women in naughty underwear), usually used in conjunction with a case into which the chemise is slipped, and which the trade, with its infinite gift for invention, has cleverly determined to call a slipcase.
Term french
Chemise
Term danish
Omslag
Term dutch
Omslag, stofomslag
Term italian
Camicia
Term spanish
Camisa
Term swedish
Omslag
Term german
Sammelmappe
Tax category