[ keys-boo k ]
/ ˈkeɪsˌbʊk /


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for casebook

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

British Dictionary definitions for casebook

/ (ˈkeɪsˌbʊk) /


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