a tree, Idria columnaris, native to Baja California, having spreading spiny branches, deciduous leaves, and yellow flowers.
a handwritten or printed work of fiction or nonfiction, usually on sheets of paper fastened or bound together within covers. a work of fiction or nonfiction in an electronic format: Your child can listen to or read the book online. See also e-book (def 2). a number of sheets of blank or ruled paper bound […]
any journal, ledger, and supporting vouchers included in a system of accounts. books of account, the original records and books used in recording business transactions. noun another name for journal (sense 4a)
a bag or satchel used especially by a student for carrying books. Historical Examples Pretty Tales for the Nursery Isabel Thompson Pretty Tales for the Nursery Isabel Thompson Pretty Tales for the Nursery Isabel Thompson The Expositor’s Bible: The Pastoral Epistles Alfred Plummer Pretty Tales for the Nursery Isabel Thompson Our Bird Comrades Leander S. […]
a person or company whose business or work is the binding of books. Contemporary Examples Charles Baxter: How I Write Noah Charney August 6, 2013 Sight Unseen: Cézanne’s Mysterious Wife Lizzie Crocker November 18, 2014 Historical Examples The Forest Farm Peter Rosegger Lippincott’s Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880 Various The Immortal Alphonse Daudet Women in […]