A coarse cloth of linen or hemp, stiffened with size or glue, used in garments to keep them in the form intended, and for wrappers to cover merchandise.
- A coarse cotton fabric heavily sized with glue, used for stiffening garments and in bookbinding.
- Archaic Rigid formality.
- Resembling or suggesting buckram, as in stiffness or formality: "a wondrous buckram style” ( Thomas Carlyle).
- To stiffen with or as if with buckram.