matchbook
noun Date: 1937 a small folder containing rows of paper matches

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • matchbook — n. A small folder of paper safety matches. Syn: match book. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • matchbook — (n.) also match book, in reference to a folder holding fire starting devices, 1913, from MATCH (Cf. match) (n.1) + BOOK (Cf. book) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • matchbook — ☆ matchbook [mach′book΄] n. a folder of book matches …   English World dictionary

  • Matchbook — Book of matches redirects here. For the book, see Book of Matches. Matchbook (open) …   Wikipedia

  • matchbook — UK [ˈmætʃˌbʊk] / US noun [countable] Word forms matchbook : singular matchbook plural matchbooks American a small piece of folded card that contains paper matches …   English dictionary

  • matchbook — /mach book /, n. a small cardboard folder into which several rows of paper matches are stapled or glued. [1810 15; MATCH1 + BOOK] * * * …   Universalium

  • matchbook — noun A small folded sheet of cardboard containing rows of cardboard matches, generally with a striker on the outside. My company had matchbooks printed with the corporate logo as giveaway promotional items …   Wiktionary

  • matchbook — match|book [ˈmætʃbuk] n a small folded piece of thick paper containing paper matches …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • matchbook — match|book [ mætʃ,buk ] noun count AMERICAN a small piece of folded card that contains paper matches …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • matchbook — mætʃbÊŠk n. book of matches, box of matches …   English contemporary dictionary

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