Etymology
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Words related to book

scrap-book (n.)

also scrapbook, "book for preserving small pictures, clippings, etc.," 1821, from scrap (n.1) + book (n.). As a verb, by 1879 ("Mark Twain"). Related: Scrapbooked; scrapbooking.

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songbook (n.)
Old English sangboc "church service book;" see song (n.) + book (n.). Meaning "collection of songs bound in a book" is from late 15c.
story-book (n.)
1711, from story (n.1) + book (n.). As an adjective from 1844.
textbook (n.)
also text-book, "book used by students," 1779, from text (n.) + book (n.). Earlier (1730) it meant "book printed with wide spaces between the lines" for notes or translation (such a book would have been used by students), from the notion of the text of a book being more open than the close notes. As an adjective from 1916.
workbook (n.)
1910, from work (n.) + book (n.).
yearbook (n.)
also year-book, 1580s, "book of reports of cases in law-courts for that year," from year + book (n.). Meaning "book of events and statistics of the previous year" is recorded from 1710. Sense of "graduating class album" is attested from 1926, American English.

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