from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


book +‎ work (Wiktionary)



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