"his buckramed habit of clerical decorum"
Buckram
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeBuckram - Credit: Christine Eclavea Mercer

Buckram color swatches
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Buckram is a coarse cloth — cotton or linen — stiffened with gum or paste. It is used to add rigidity to clothes as well as in book-binding.