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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Text-book \Text"-book`\, n.
1. A book with wide spaces between the lines, to give room
2. A volume, as of some classical author, on which a teacher
lectures or comments; hence, any manual of instruction; a
[1913 Webster] Text hand
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook;
typical; "a casebook schizophrenic"; "a textbook example"
[syn: casebook, textbook]
n 1: a book prepared for use in schools or colleges; "his
economics textbook is in its tenth edition"; "the professor
wrote the text that he assigned students to buy" [syn:
textbook, text, text edition, schoolbook, school
text] [ant: trade book, trade edition]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
19 Moby Thesaurus words for "textbook":
abecedarium, abecedary, alphabet book, battledore, casebook,
exercise book, gradus, grammar, hornbook, manual,
manual of instruction, primer, reader, schoolbook, speller,
spelling book, t, text, workbook
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