(Canadian) to take a period of absence from work due to illness
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 […]
the paper used in printing books, especially when of superior quality.
a label bearing the owner’s name and often a design, coat of arms, or the like, for pasting on the front end paper of a book. Historical Examples The Patient Observer Simeon Strunsky The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan Little Journeys To the Homes of the Great, Volume 3 (of 14) Elbert Hubbard […]
a support for an open book. a rack for holding books. Historical Examples Old Judge Priest Irvin S. Cobb The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 Various Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor