fore edge

fore edge
noun
the part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved; the part opposite the spine
Syn: ↑foredge
Hypernyms: ↑part, ↑portion
Part Holonyms: ↑book, ↑volume

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the front outer edge of a book, opposite the bound edge.
[1655-65]

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fore edge,
the front or outer edge of a leaf in a book or of the book itself.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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