Text-book Text"-book`, n. 1. A book with wide spaces between the lines, to give room for notes. [1913 Webster]

2. A volume, as of some classical author, on which a teacher lectures or comments; hence, any manual of instruction; a schoolbook. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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