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Re: [BKARTS] Origins of the term Crash????



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Angela,

>From Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary:  Crashn. [prob. fr. Russ
krashenina colored linen] (1812) : a coarse fabric used for draperies,
toweling, and clothimg and for strengthening joints of cased-in books.

Betty


At 11:55 PM 5/7/02 -0400, you wrote:
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>I was hoping that someone out there might know or be able to point me to a
>good source for finding the historical origins of the term "crash" in
>bindery and binding materials?
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>Thanks
>Angela
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