from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An exercise book containing models of penmanship, used in teaching handwriting.
- adj. Unoriginal; trite: used copybook phrases in the essay.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A student’s exercise book containing samples of good handwriting to be copied
- n. A series of instructions or data definitions copied into multiple programs from a shared library; boilerplate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a book in which copies are written or printed for learners to imitate.
- n. a book containing models of good penmanship; used in teaching penmanship.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A book in which copies are written or printed for learners to imitate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a book containing models of good penmanship; used in teaching penmanship
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