a book of words, usually with definitions, explanations, etc.; a dictionary.
the libretto of an opera.
glossary, jargon, terminology, dictionary, directory, almanac, thesaurus, vocabulary, lexicon, cant, words, palaver, phraseology, word-hoard, word-stock, encyclopedia, atlas
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Origin of wordbook
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In the novels and plays of that time a coat was a very important part of a wordbook, for Anna Karenina and Three Sisters.
a book containing words, usually with their meanings
a libretto for an opera
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