[wurd-boo k]
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Origin of wordbook

First recorded in 1590–1600; word + book
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Contemporary Examples of wordbook

  • In the novels and plays of that time a coat was a very important part of a wordbook, for Anna Karenina and Three Sisters.

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British Dictionary definitions for wordbook


  1. a book containing words, usually with their meanings
  2. a libretto for an opera
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