songbook
noun Date: before 12th century a collection of songs; specifically a book containing vocal music (as hymns)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • songbook — [sôŋ′book΄] n. 1. a book containing a collection of songs, usually including lyrics as well as music 2. a) all the songs of a particular composer, period, etc. b) the popular songs of a composer thought of as a body of work …   English World dictionary

  • songbook — /ˈsɒŋbʊk/ (say songbook) noun 1. a book of songs, usually with words and music. –phrase 2. sing from the … songbook (or song sheet), to support the ideas, policies, etc., laid out by a specified organisation, authority, or philosophy: once in… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Songbook — Sọng|book 〈[ buk] n. 15〉 Schlager , Liederbuch (eines Sängers) ● ein Songbook von den Beatles [engl.] * * * Song|book [ sɔŋbʊk], das; s, s [engl. songbook = Liederbuch]: Buch, in dem Lieder eines Einzelinterpreten od. einer Gruppe mit Text u.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • songbook — UK [ˈsɒŋˌbʊk] / US [ˈsɔŋˌbʊk] noun [countable] Word forms songbook : singular songbook plural songbooks a book that contains the words and music of a lot of songs …   English dictionary

  • Songbook — Song|book [...buk] das; [s], s <aus engl. songbook »Liederbuch«> Buch, in dem sämtliche bei Abfassung des Buches vorliegenden Lieder eines Einzelinterpreten od. einer Gruppe mit Text u. Noten enthalten sind …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • songbook — /sawng book , song /, n. a book of songs with words and music. [bef. 1000; OE sang boc service book (not recorded in ME); see SONG, BOOK] * * * …   Universalium

  • songbook — noun A book containing songs …   Wiktionary

  • songbook — Synonyms and related words: arrangement, best seller, book, bound book, classic, coloring book, copy, definitive work, draft, edition, folio, great work, hardback, hymnal, hymnbook, instrumental score, juvenile, juvenile book, libretto, limp… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Songbook — Sọng|book 〈[ buk] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Musik〉 Schlager , Liederbuch (eines Sängers) [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • songbook — song|book [ˈsɔŋbuk US ˈso:ŋ ] n a book with the words and music of many songs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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