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account book

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noun
  1. a book in which personal or commercial accounts are recorded; ledger.
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Origin of account book

First recorded in 1690–1700
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • 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

    Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

  • They speak as plainly as the figures in a merchant's account-book.

  • Across the counter, Polly was giggling over the account-book.

    The Turner Twins

    Ralph Henry Barbour