schoolbook

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n schoolbook 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"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Schoolbook A book used in schools for learning lessons.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n schoolbook A book used in schools.
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Usage

In literature:

It had been like the ounce, living exclusively inside her schoolbooks for little girls to be examined about.
"Understood Betsy" by Dorothy Canfield
Many have been sold as waste paper, pages ruthlessly cut out, and village schoolbooks covered with the leaves of old registers.
"English Villages" by P. H. Ditchfield
She's calling up mere boys who ought to be at their schoolbooks.
"Army Boys on the Firing Line" by Homer Randall
In the schoolbooks, this great event figures as a splendid adventure, arising out of a romantic dream.
"Socialism" by John Spargo
He wrote schoolbooks on history.
"Historical Essays" by James Ford Rhodes
Schoolbooks, manuscript, of Washington, still in existence, i.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
A considerable number of seed pods have been illustrated with notes in recent schoolbooks.
"Seed Dispersal" by William J. Beal
Opposite the windows there was a curious structure of shelves partitioned into lockers, and filled with rows of shabby schoolbooks.
"Vice Versa" by F. Anstey
I suppose you do not care for schoolbooks; I have got a barrow-load that I shall never want again.
"Captain Bayley's Heir:" by G. A. Henty
Moreover my fault was made worse by the fact that I had lost my schoolbooks which I was taking home for the study-hour in the morning.
"Kristy's Rainy Day Picnic" by Olive Thorne Miller
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In news:

In those days the books were all set in Century Schoolbook font with serifs.
(May 17, 2012) There's an illustration I recall from an old schoolbook that still defines the popular conception of human evolution (at least for those who believe in it at all).
It reads like a schoolbook .
God forbid the day when they open a schoolbook and read that the Holocaust was a myth.
Alternately griddle-flat prairie and gently rolling hills, Ada probably has a little picture of a longhorn cow and an oil well next to its name on those schoolbook maps.
In New York, media outlets successfully sued for access to the data and the results were recently published in Schoolbook with the support of The New York Times.
In Kenya, Abdirahman had schoolbook covers with Muhammad Ali pictured on them.
In 1955 is schoolbook history.
A 3 cm border must be left all round each page: the preferred type is Century Schoolbook (12 pt).
His parents never pushed him to play golf, nor did they push him to open a schoolbook .
Today, a parent, teacher or student — anyone for that matter — can go on a Times -administered site called SchoolBook and find the evaluation scores for every teacher in the city.
The second, larger verity - which, to its credit, the schoolbook did make clear - is that sectional disagreements over slavery were the primary cause of the war.
While the mayor didn't release a statement on the judge's decision, the New York Times SchoolBook called it "a setback" for Bloomberg.
"He'd talk about things beyond the schoolbook ," said Joel Idelson, a Framingham resident who was in Sposato's English class at Framingham South in 1987-88.
I started my first business in 1984 selling study books to my fellow students and side-stepping the cartel that Dutch schoolbook publishers had by importing the books from the USA.
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