[mach-boo k] /ˈmætʃˌbʊk/
a small cardboard folder into which several rows of paper are stapled or glued.
also match-book, in reference to a folder holding fire-starting devices, 1913, from match (n.1) + book (n.).
n. fur-skinned mantle worn by Native Americans, 1640s, originally matchco, probably a native word (cf. Ojibwa majigoode “petticoat, woman’s dress”), altered by influence of coat (n.).
[mach-boks] /ˈmætʃˌbɒks/ noun 1. a small , usually of cardboard, for . /ˈmætʃˌbɒks/ noun 1. a small box for holding matches n. also match-box, 1786, from match (n.1) + box (n.).
[mach] /mætʃ/ noun 1. a person or thing that equals or resembles another in some respect. 2. a person or thing able to cope with another as an equal: to meet one’s match. 3. a person or thing that is an exact counterpart of another. 4. a corresponding, suitably associated, or harmonious pair: The blue […]
noun, Stock Exchange. 1. an order placed with a broker to buy a specified stock at a price above the market price with the intention of immediately selling the stock through another broker at the same price. It is designed to give the appearance of active trading in the stock.