scrapbook

[skrap-boo k]
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Origin of scrapbook

First recorded in 1815–25; scrap1 + book
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British Dictionary definitions for scrapbook

scrapbook

noun
  1. a book or album of blank pages in which to mount newspaper cuttings, pictures, etc
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Word Origin and History for scrapbook
n.

also scrap-book, 1821, from scrap (n.1) + book (n.). As a verb, by 1879. Related: Scrapbooked; scrapbooking.

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