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for Commonplace book
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Commonplace \Com"mon*place`\, n.
1. An idea or expression wanting originality or interest; a
trite or customary remark; a platitude.
2. A memorandum; something to be frequently consulted or
Whatever, in my reading, occurs concerning this our
fellow creature, I do never fail to set it down by
way of commonplace. --Swift.
Commonplace book, a book in which records are made of
things to be remembered.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a notebook in which you enter memorabilia
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