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- n. Alternative form of book-learning.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. learning acquired from books, as distinguished from practical knowledge.
- n. See under Book.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Learning acquired by reading; acquaintance with books and literature: generally opposed to knowledge gained from experience of men and things.
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