Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ‘indestructible’ picture-book for children, printed on heavy linen with a brilliant, glossy surface.

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  • In another a little twelve-year-old girl was nursing two tinies, and had a cluster of others at her feet while she read "Jack and the Beanstalk" from a luridly illustrated rag-book.

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