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  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: A thin length of wood, bone (bone folder), ivory, or other material, approximately 6 to 12 inches long, and about 1 to 1 1/2 inches wide, and approximately 1/8 inch thick. It is tapered to rounded edges, has rounded ends, and is used in folding sheets by hand and cutting bolts, and also in numerous other binding operations.1

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Language Translated term Source of translation (if exist) Sense of translation / notes
Deutsch/German Falzbein2 ICA preferred
English/English Bone folder alternate
español/Spanish plegadera de hueso2 ICA preferred
français/French plior
français/French lissette
français/French plioir3 CBBAG
italiano/Italian stecca d'osso2 ICA preferred
русский/Russian Косточка2 ICA preferred
русский/Russian Косточка
svenska/Swedish Falsben4 Langwe preferred



  1. ^  | | | | | | | | |  The Ligatus Language of Bindings
  2. a b c d ICA 
  3. ^ CBBAG 
  4. ^  | | | | | | | | |  "{{{Title}}}". ,(n.d).