Definitions

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

  • n. A small cardboard folder containing safety matches and having a striking surface along the bottom.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small folded sheet of cardboard containing rows of cardboard matches, generally with a striker on the outside.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small folder of paper safety matches.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small folder of paper safety matches

Etymologies

From match + book. (Wiktionary)

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