a book containing the prescribed order of prayers, readings from Scripture, and rites for the canonical hours.
(often capitals) a book used esp in monasteries during the Middle Ages that contained the prayers and offices of the canonical hours
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 […]
verb (preposition) to reserve a room for (oneself or someone else) at (a hotel)
a removable paper cover, usually illustrated, for protecting the binding of a book and usually giving information about the book and the author.
the work or skill of keeping account books or systematic records of money transactions (distinguished from accounting). Historical Examples The Living Present Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton Godfrey Morgan Jules Verne The Bible and Life Edwin Holt Hughes Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama Walter L. Fleming The Wall Street […]