handbook

handbook

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Etymology

1814, from hand +‎ book, or perhaps a reintroduction of Middle English hond book, hondebooke, from Old English handbōc (handbook), or a loan-translation of German Handbuch "handbook". Compare Dutch handboek, Danish håndbog, Swedish handbok.

Noun

handbook (plural handbooks)

  1. A topically organized book of reference on a certain field of knowledge, regardless of size.

Coordinate terms

  • manual

Translations

Anagrams

  • book hand

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