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muster book Line breaks: mus¦ter book

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Definition of muster book in English:

noun

historical
A book in which military personnel were registered.
Example sentences
  • Stark's footnote references the muster book she used for this information.
  • The new volumes have, for the first time, accessed dramatic personal accounts of the battle supported by a wealth of research from logs, muster books and personal files.
  • He is shown in the muster book as aged 18 and born in Boking, Essex, which is near Braintree.

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