from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small book for special reference; a manual; a handbook.


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  • An excellent handybook which provides the necessary information for making many worthwhile articles in which boys delight, such as (p. 199) windmills, water-wheels, aeroplanes, boats, rafts, toboggans, and snow-shoes; illustrated with working diagrams.

    A Mother's List of Books for Children

  • ” It is thus that respectable people desire to have their Greathearts address them, telling, in mild accents, how you may make the best of both worlds, and be a moral hero without courage, kindness, or troublesome reflection; and thus the Gospel, cleared of Eastern metaphor, becomes a manual of worldly prudence, and a handybook for Pepys and the successful merchant.

    Samuel Pepys


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