Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A report, especially one concerning the policy or proceedings of a parliamentary group.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A number of sheets of paper put loosely together; especially one of the successive portions of a work printed in numbers.
  • n. A memorial of a body; a report of legislative proceedings, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A number of sheets of paper put loosely together; esp. one of the successive portions of a work printed in numbers.
  • n. A memorial of a body; a report of legislative proceedings, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In bookbinding, a number (usually 4 or 6) of double leaves of a book, placed together for convenience in handling and as a preparation for binding.
  • n. A report of proceedings of any body, as a legislature; a memorial.

Etymologies

French, notebook, from Old French quaier, from Vulgar Latin *quaternum, from Latin quaternī, group of four, from quater, four times; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • While in Rome Boullan wrote his doctrines down in a notebook known as the cahier rose, overtly after the colour of the cover, which was found by the writer J.K. Huysmans among his papers after his death in 1893.

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  • Drew Peterson's girlfriend takes some of her things from his house, a day after his arrest Man allegedly tries to use FBI office as shipping address to buy phones with 'cahier's check'

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  • Ill. ex-cop Drew Peterson, suspect in 4th wife's disappearance, in court in 3rd wife's death Man allegedly tries to use FBI office as shipping address to buy phones with 'cahier's check'

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  • And then the years of study, study, study marked by ever-larger cahiers -- "cahier" and "cartable" are the words that identify French DNA better than Piaf or gauloises, isn't that true?

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  • "cahier" is not a typo for "cashier" or "chair," but is the French word for notebook that, when properly butchered by the Stupid American pronunciation, comes out something like

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  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~French Vocabulary~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ une yaourtière (f) = yogurt maker; un baba cool = hippie; le cahier (m) = notebook; chichi = fussy, formal; tu dois croire que je suis complètement cinglé = you must think I'm completely nuts; une foucade (f) = a passing fancy, whim; Maman, ce que tu fais -- c'est bon.

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  • Tarbes in 1789 he oversaw the drafting of the cahier of the Third

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  • J'ai rempli le cahier comme j'ai pu parce que j'voulais embeter personne mais j'ai mis les fromages perimés de coté avec le cahier et les fromages en prom 'bien en evidence pour que F. controle ca quand elle reviendra c't'ap.

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  • In the manner of a cahier, it began with professions of faith and loyalty to the king.

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