Sketch Book, The



a collection of essays and stories (1819–20) by Washington Irving.


or sketch book

[skech-boo k]


Also sketchpad. a book or pad of drawing paper for sketches.
a book of literary sketches.

Origin of sketchbook

First recorded in 1810–20; sketch + book Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for sketch-books



a book of plain paper containing sketches or for making sketches in
a book of literary sketches
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