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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.

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Definitions of textbook
1
textbook (n.)
a book prepared for use in schools or colleges;
his economics textbook is in its tenth edition
Synonyms: text / text edition / schoolbook / school text
2
textbook (adj.)
according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical;
a textbook example
Synonyms: casebook
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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