- 1. buckram, fabric, cloth, material, textile
- usage: a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue; used in bookbinding and to stiffen clothing
- 1. buckram, stiffen
- usage: stiffen with or as with buckram; "buckram the skirt"
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- 1. starchy, stiff, buckram, formal (vs. informal)
- usage: rigidly formal; "a starchy manner"; "the letter was stiff and formal"; "his prose has a buckram quality"
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