Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The study of text-books, as distinguished from experimental studies, or from instruction imparted by lectures.
  • noun In printing, work on books and pamphlets, as distinguished from newspaper-work and job-work.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Work done upon a book or books (as in a printing office), in distinction from newspaper or job work.
  • noun Study; application to books.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Accounts, book keeping work
  • noun The art and science of formatting books.
  • noun Work done with the aid of textbooks
  • noun The act of memorising information; used attributively to describe or denote questions that test information learned rather than requiring additional thought

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

book +‎ work

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