A written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers
The local telephone directory
Nadine and Ian have recommended some good books
An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose
With reference to a script; not from memory.
A book relating to art; specifically a book containing printed reproductions of works of art.
A book intended for babies or young children.
Another term for passbook.
An official book listing government officials
Take bets on the outcome of an event
A bag of a type used to carry books
A boy employed to fetch books, especially for readers in a library.
another term for book group.
An amount debited to a named account in a ledger; a debt owing to a tradesperson as recorded in his or her account books.
= book festival.
The form of a book, especially as opposed to any other type of publication; frequently attributive and in in book form.
(In aquatic arachnids) any of several pairs of external gills that each contain numerous fine lamellae; also called gill book.
A formal style of handwriting as used by professional copiers of books before the invention of printing
To search for old or rare books to buy.
Written law; statute law.
Book learning (in early use) especially religious book learning; knowledge gained from books.
(In a spider or other arachnid) each of a pair of respiratory organs composed of many fine leaves. They are situated in the abdomen and have openings on the underside
A schoolmate; a fellow student or reader.
(In imperial China) a name given to a child on starting school (now rare).
A page of a book
The system and regulations under which books and printed matter may be sent through the post, often at a reduced price compared to other items.
A stand or support for a book or books.
The rate charged for sending a printed item by book post.
Having knowledge acquired from books and reading.
Reluctant or unwilling to read books.
A tray for carrying or storing books.
Type which is used for printing books.
A scrapbook or photo album intended to show its subject to advantage
A book in which receipts and payments of money are recorded
A book of music containing the basic chord sequences of jazz or other tunes
A book or ledger in which details are kept of the game killed in the course of a shoot, or of all the game killed on a particular estate.
The Scriptures, the Bible (in plural in Old English).
A book recording the pedigrees of cattle, goats, or other livestock
A book containing the words of a collection of hymns
A book in which the details of individual pieces of miscellaneous printing work are recorded.
= church book.
(In a school) a book in which the names of pupils arriving late are recorded.
A record of loans held by a bank or finance company
A book treating of love.
A missal. Formerly (occasionally): †any prayer book for liturgical use (obsolete).
A book in which business or professional people publicize themselves and are exhibited in flattering photographs.
An official listing of the officers and other ratings of a naval ship.
Something that is not a book, especially a publication or library holding (as a manuscript, microfilm, audio-visual tool, etc.).
Without reference to a book or script; from memory; (in early use) by improvisation, extempore.