/werrd"book'/, n.
1. a book of words, usually with definitions, explanations, etc.; a dictionary.
2. the libretto of an opera.
[1590-1600; WORD + BOOK]

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  • Wordbook — Word book , n. [Cf. D. woordenboek, G. w[ o]rterbuch.] A collection of words; a vocabulary; a dictionary; a lexicon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wordbook — [wʉrdbook΄] n. a dictionary, lexicon, or vocabulary …   English World dictionary

  • wordbook — noun Date: 1598 vocabulary, dictionary …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wordbook — noun a) A dictionary or other reference book that lists words; a lexicon, vocabulary. b) The libretto of an opera …   Wiktionary

  • Wordbook — Словарь; Либретто …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • wordbook — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An alphabetical list of words often defined or translated: dictionary, glossary, lexicon, vocabulary. See WORDS …   English dictionary for students

  • wordbook — n. dictionary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wordbook — noun a study book containing lists of words and meanings or other related information …   English new terms dictionary

  • wordbook — word•book [[t]ˈwɜrdˌbʊk[/t]] n. a book of words, usu. with definitions, explanations, etc.; a dictionary • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • wordbook — /ˈwɜdbʊk/ (say werdbook) noun 1. a book of words, usually with explanations, etc.; a dictionary. 2. the libretto of an opera …   Australian English dictionary

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