Cookbook Cook"book` (-b[oo^]k`), n. A book of directions and receipts for cooking; a cookery book. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

``Just How'': a key to the cookbooks. --Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cookbook — UK [ˈkʊkˌbʊk] / US noun [countable] Word forms cookbook : singular cookbook plural cookbooks a cookery book …   English dictionary

  • cookbook — I. noun Date: 1809 a book of cooking directions and recipes; broadly a book of detailed instructions II. adjective Date: 1944 involving or using step by step procedures whose rationale is usually not explained < a cookbook approach > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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