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wish book Line breaks: wish book

Definition of wish book in English:


North American informal
A mail-order catalogue.
Example sentences
  • I mentioned Herters and I suspect that is a name foreign to many of you, but in my youth their catalog was the wish book for all things outdoors.
  • For this and other extraordinarily desirable gear, go to my favorite wish book, the Duluth Trading Co. catalog.
  • During Thanksgiving, November 1993, I was perusing every pilot's favorite wish book, Trade-A-Plane, when I spotted an ad for a 60 percent restored Firefly!
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