- a book in which personal or commercial accounts are recorded; ledger.
Origin of account book
First recorded in 1690–1700
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Examples from the Web for account book
His account-book was a curiosity; and his quickness at figures quite remarkable.Little Men
Louisa May Alcott
"It's done," said Reddy, smilingly handing her the account-book.
You will keep an account-book and show it to your father every month, as I do.The Californians</p>
Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
They speak as plainly as the figures in a merchant's account-book.Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
Across the counter, Polly was giggling over the account-book.The Turner Twins
Ralph Henry Barbour