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Having a rigid binding, as of cardboard covered with cloth or with leather. Used of books.
A hardcover book.
another name for hardback
1. a book bound in cloth, leather, or the like, over stiff material.adj.
2. bound in cloth, leather, or the like, over stiff material.
3. noting or pertaining to such books: hardcover sales.Compare paperback. Also, hardback.
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|Noun||1.||hardcover - a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers|
|Adj.||1.||hardcover - having a hard back or cover; "hardback books"|
backed - having a back or backing, usually of a specified type