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[keys-boo k]
  1. a book in which detailed records of a case are kept and from which illustrative material can be taken in the presentation of a thesis, lecture, or the like.
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Origin of casebook

First recorded in 1755–65; case1 + book
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Examples from the Web for casebook

Historical Examples of casebook

  • But excuse me one moment; to satisfy you I will look up his case in my casebook.

    Dr. Rumsey's Patient

    L. T. Mead

British Dictionary definitions for casebook


  1. a book in which records of legal or medical cases are kept
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