Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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black book a real or imaginary notebook containing names of people, usu. recorded for future censure or punishment.
blue book an official U.S. government publication, such as a report or register, often with a blue cover. [3 definitions]
book club a commercial enterprise that sells or lends books to subscribers, usu. at a discount in exchange for a specified minimum purchase.
book learning knowledge acquired from books or in school rather than through practical experience. [2 definitions]
Book of Changes see I Ching.
Book of Common Prayer the official book of services and prayers in the Anglican Church.
book review a critical review of a book. [2 definitions]
book value the value of a business, asset, share of stock, or the like, as shown in the financial accounting records. (Cf. market value.)
bookend a support, often ornamental and in a pair, used to prop up the end of a row of books.
by the book according to the rules; in the correct way.
coloring book a paperbound book, usu. for children, containing pictures printed in outline that are to be colored in with crayon, watercolors, or the like.
comic book a book or magazine that contains a series of cartoons that tell a story. Some comic books tell funny stories, but many comic books are about adventure, love, or other things.
commonplace book a notebook in which one records quotations, poems, extracts, thoughts, and the like.
cookery book (chiefly British) a book containing recipes, directions for cooking, and other information about food; cookbook.
Domesday Book the written record of a census of landowners and their holdings covering all of England, compiled by order of William the Conqueror about 1086.
Doomsday Book variant of Domesday Book.
Good Book the Bible (usu. prec. by the).
Guinness Book of World Records a book published yearly since 1955 compiling thousands of world records including both human achievements and natural phenomena.
like a book completely; thoroughly.
pocket book a book, esp. a paperback, that is small enough to be carried in a pocket.