Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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folding needle

A needle, usually of steel imbedded in a wooden handle, and used by some bookbinders in tight places for such work as mitering covers and turning-in on slipcases. It is also used at times for scoring.

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