booke

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See also: booké

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

booke (plural bookes)

  1. Archaic spelling of book.
    • 1592, R. G., The Third And Last Part Of Conny-Catching. (1592)[1]:
      TO ALL SVCH AS HAVE receiued either pleasure or profite by the two former published bookes of this Argument: And to all beside, that desire to know the wonderfull slie deuises of this hellish crew of Conny-catchers. ]
    • 1594, Christopher Marlowe, Massacre at Paris[2]:
      Scene 10: Enter five or sixe Protestants with bookes, and kneele together.
    • 1606, Anonymous, “Sir Gyles Goosecappe”, in A Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. III[3]:
      Now in good truth I wood theis bookes were burnd That rapp men from their friends before their time, How does my uncles friend, no other name I need give him, to whom I give my selfe.

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Verb[edit]

booke

  1. first-person singular present indicative of booker
  2. third-person singular present indicative of booker
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of booker
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of booker
  5. second-person singular imperative of booker

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Etymology[edit]

Old English bōc

Noun[edit]

booke (plural bookes)

  1. book (written document comprised of several pages)