schoolbook

[ skool-boo k ]
/ ˈskulˌbʊk /
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noun

a book for study in schools.

Nearby words

  1. school without walls,
  2. school year,
  3. school-book,
  4. school-leaver,
  5. schoolbag,
  6. schoolboy,
  7. schoolchild,
  8. schoolcraft,
  9. schoolcraft, henry rowe,
  10. schooled

Origin of schoolbook

First recorded in 1735–45; school1 + book

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Word Origin and History for school-book

school-book

n.

also schoolbook, 1745, from school (n.1) + book (n.).

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