Definition of term:: Gathering

  • A folded printed sheet of leaves prior to binding; referred to as a signature after binding.
Danish: Ark
Dutch: Katern
French: Cahier
German: Lage
Italian: Quaderno, fascicolo
Spanish: Cuaderno
Swedish: Lägg
Source: What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources