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booklore

or book lore

[ book-lawr ]
/ ˈbʊkˌlɔr /
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noun
facts and information about books, especially about authors and circumstances of publication.
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Origin of booklore

First recorded before 1100; Middle English boke lore, Old English bōclār; see origin at book, lore1
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How to use booklore in a sentence

  • Canada can boast of many good and even distinguished authors, and the love of books and booklore is daily increasing.

  • They must be learnt I know, but a noble needs booklore too,' said the boy.

    The Herd Boy and His Hermit|Charlotte M. Yonge
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