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Books (IPA: /ˈbʊks/)


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.

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Scientific article (publication date: December 1965)

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Photograph in the National Gallery of Art (NGA 89726)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [C]e voyage au pays de l'autre, qu'est un bon livre." - Books

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [From Mr Lintot, another publisher]: Paper and printing are terrible things ; I wish books could do without them " - Ethel Churchill (or The Two Brides)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"18 Proposition. The 24. Elders, are the 24 books of the old Testament, and (metonymicè) all the true professors thereof." - John Napier

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A beggar's book out-worths a noble's blood." - Books

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A book is a friend whose face is constantly changing. If you read it when you are recovering from an illness, and return to it years after, it is changed surely, with the chance in yourself." - Books


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