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"A book which has had one or more of its edges cut in the guillotine, three-knife trimmer, or with the plow, so that they are smooth, even and solid." [1]


Related terms

Trimmed before sewing, Trimmed edge, Trimmed four sides, Trimmed in the round, Trimmed in the square, Trimmed size, Trim out (to), Trimming, Trimming to recorded size

Untrimmed (antonym), Uncut (antonym)

Translations for "trimmed"

  • Latin: (translation needed)


  1. Roberts, Matt T. and Don Etherington. "Trimmed". Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books, A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology. Conservation Online, 1994. Web. 3 September 2014.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 Móra, Imre. Publisher's Practical Dictionary in 20 Languages =: Dictionnaire Pratique De L'édition En 20 Langues = Wörterbuch Des Verlagswesens in 20 Sprachen. München: Saur, 1984. Print.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Hertzberger, Menno. Dictionnaire À L'usage De La Librairie Ancienne: Pour Les Langues: Française, Anglaise, Allemande, Suédoise, Danoise, Italienne, Espagnole, Hollandaise. Paris: Ligue Internationale de la Librairie Ancienne, 1956. Print.