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exercise book

noun
1.
a booklet or book having exercises pertaining to a school subject and blank space for practice.
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  • On Friday night Grant's French exercise book will be taken from his desk.

    In School and Out Oliver Optic
  • She kept a kind of irregular diary in an exercise book and sent it to me.

    Lalage's Lovers George A. Birmingham
  • You wrote them in the prison at Venice, in pencil, in a child's exercise book.

    Marie Tarnowska

    Annie Vivanti
  • Meanwhile he sat with a pen, a penny bottle of ink and an exercise book and did what he could.

    Fortitude Hugh Walpole
  • I prefer the exercise book, a quire of paper bound in a cover.

    The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre
  • It was scribbled in pencil on a half sheet torn from an exercise book.

    The Velvet Glove Henry Seton Merriman
  • And it was a Professor Langworth's grammar and exercise book that we used as a text-book.

    Tramping on Life Harry Kemp
  • Let us each get an exercise book and write down all our dreams, just as we dream them.

    The Story Girl Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • But hardly any boy could have been set to write five consecutive lines of Latin, not taken from the exercise book.

  • I come into the parlour after breakfast with my books, an exercise book and a slate.

    Dickens As an Educator

    James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for exercise book

exercise book

noun
1.
a notebook used by pupils and students
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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