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Book (IPA: /ˈbʊk/)


Book (n.)

A collection of sheets of paper, or similar material, blank, written, or printed, bound together; commonly, many folded and bound sheets containing continuous printing or writing.

Book (n.)

A composition, written or printed; a treatise.

Book (n.)

A part or subdivision of a treatise or literary work; as, the tenth book of "LFT Paradise Lost."

Book (n.)

A volume or collection of sheets in which accounts are kept; a register of debts and credits, receipts and expenditures, etc.

Book (n.)

Six tricks taken by one side, in the game of whist; in certain other games, two or more corresponding cards, forming a set.

Book (v. t.)

To enter, write, or register in a book or list.

Book (v. t.)

To enter the name of (any one) in a book for the purpose of securing a passage, conveyance, or seat; as, to be booked for Southampton; to book a seat in a theater.

Book (v. t.)

To mark out for; to destine or assign for; as, he is booked for the valedictory.

Book ()

A kind of muslin used for the covers of books.

Book ()

A kind of thin white muslin for ladies' dresses.