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notebook

[noht-boo k] /ˈnoʊtˌbʊk/
noun
1.
a book of or for notes.
2.
a book or binder of blank, often ruled, pages for recording notes, especially one used by students in class.
3.
a book in which promissory notes are entered, registered, recorded, etc.
4.
a small, lightweight laptop computer.
Origin of notebook
1570-1580
First recorded in 1570-80; note + book
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  • Accordingly I set about writing in his notebook from the volume of criticism he had supplied.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • He carefully moved one hand and took a notebook from his pocket.

    Weak on Square Roots Russell Burton
  • He took the notebook in his hand and started to draw a sketch.

  • She had taken out her notebook and was crossing off the various items.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • She opened a small hand bag and took from it a notebook which she consulted.

    Louisiana Lou William West Winter
British Dictionary definitions for notebook

notebook

/ˈnəʊtˌbʊk/
noun
1.
a book for recording notes or memoranda
2.
a book for registering promissory notes
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Word Origin and History for notebook
n.

1570s, from note + book (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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