Playbook Play"book`, n. A book of dramatic compositions; a book of the play. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • playbook — ☆ playbook [plā′book΄ ] n. 1. a book of plays, or dramas 2. an instruction book put together by a coaching staff, as in football, diagraming the various plays to be used …   English World dictionary

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  • playbook — /play book /, n. 1. (in Elizabethan drama) the script of a play, used by the actors as an acting text. 2. a book containing the scripts of one or more plays. 3. Football. a notebook containing descriptions of all the plays and strategies used by… …   Universalium

  • playbook — noun a) A book containing the text of a play b) A book of games and amusements for children …   Wiktionary

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