- a book of words, usually with definitions, explanations, etc.; a dictionary.
- the libretto of an opera.
Origin of wordbook
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Examples from the Web for word-book
But obviously it was not enough to provide a grammar and a word-book.An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway
Martin Brown Ruud
Almost at the last minute it was found that there was no music for the preceding Recitative printed in the word-book.The History of Mendelssohn's Oratorio "Elijah"
Frederick George Edwards
A mongrel Word-book would be a valuable addition to popular science.The Philosophy of Natural Theology
- a book containing words, usually with their meanings
- a libretto for an opera
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