Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A book for making daily records.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This is an interesting topic, I think; and there's a lot in this pleasantly dark purple journal-book.

    Dionisio D. Martínez, 'The Prodigal Son' (1996)

  • I then gave up my silver and copper money, my purse with nine large pieces of gold and some smaller ones; my knife and razor, my comb and silver snuffbox, my handkerchief, and journal-book.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 5

  • We propose to get up a society, with a chairman and a treasurer and secretary, and keep a journal-book saying what we've done.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • I then gave up my silver and copper money, my purse with nine large pieces of gold, and some smaller ones; my knife and razor, my comb and silver snuff-box, my handkerchief and journal-book.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • 'We propose to get up a society, with a chairman and a treasurer and secretary, and keep a journal-book saying what we've done.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • I pointed to every thing, and inquired the name of it, which I wrote down in my journal-book when

    Gulliver's Travels

  • I then gave up my silver and copper money, my purse, with nine large pieces of gold, and some smaller ones; my knife and razor, my comb and silver snuff-box, my handkerchief and journal-book.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • He hath been in custody of the House of Lords, for publishing or forging the letters of many peers, which made the Lords enter a resolution in their journal-book, that no life or writings of any lord should be published, without the consent of the next heir-at-law or license from their House.] [Footnote 16: The play by which the dealer may win or lose all the tricks.

    The Poems of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Volume 1

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