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  • n  a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue; used in bookbinding and to stiffen clothing
  • v  stiffen with or as with buckram
    buckram the skirt
  • s  rigidly formal
    his prose has a buckram quality

  • Near it, snugly bound in green buckram, lies a sample of his handiwork: a copy of Tranter's poetry journal, Jacket.
  • A large, buckram-bound volume was published last month by the Department of the Army.
  • A conservative-looking maroon buckram volume on the outside, the new Bible has some surprises for the conservative reader inside.

  • Mike Price in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    The running back corps looks good,said Mike Price. "Jason Williams has done really well. He has come back from that injury just tremendously. Donald Buckram is 195 pounds now, so he is bigger. So we are solid there."
  • Nick Zito in Boston Globe
    We have Trevor coming back and Buckram ...... those people, their senior year, to be fair to them and also to give them a chance to maximize their senior year and give Mike the full five years of his recruiting class, I think that would be... Bob Stull http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Stull&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGKeI77WdHkryjTdynwYWIESjxLtg SportingNews.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.sportingnews.com/college-football/article/2009-11-19/utep-ad-says-price-will-be-back-next-season&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHrOwouAvi15NxshKiXsauGxz03ng Nov 19, 2009 13255 18033 buckram The other two horses were a little bit more prestigious," said Zito yesterday. "The Cliff's Edge was behind a little bit more. Eurosilver [owned by Buckram Oak Farm] came out and won [an allowance at Gulfstream] Feb. 4. Birdstone came out...

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