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[n] physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
[n] a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge; "he bought a book of stamps"
[n] a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah"
[n] a copy of a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
[n] the sacred writings of the Christian religion; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
[n] sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Mohammed during his life at Mecca and Medina; divided into 114 chapters
[n] a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone; "Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'"; "his name is in all the recordbooks"
[n] a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
[n] a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made; "they run things by the book around here"
[n] a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"
[v] engage for a performance; "Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
[v] record a charge in a police register; "The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
[v] arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance; "reserve me a seat on a flight"; "The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"; "please hold a table at Maxim's"
[v] register in a hotel booker

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