how-to
I. adjective Date: 1926 giving practical instruction and advice (as on a craft) <
how-to books on all sorts of hobbies — Harry Milt
>
II. noun Date: 1954 a practical method or instruction <
the how-tos of balancing a checkbook
>
; also something (as a book) that provides such instruction

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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