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book

verb accuse, arrest, chronicle, docket, engage, enter, enumerate, file, index, inscribe, insert, list, log, make an entry, mark down, note, order, post, prefer charges, record, register, report, schedule, seize legally, tabulate, take into custody, write down
See also: document, employ, engage, enroll, file, hire, program, publication, record, register, retain, script, set down

BOOK. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed; but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
     2. The copyright, (q. v.) or exclusive right to print and publish a book, may be secured to the author and his assigns for the term of twenty- eight years; and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years, by complying with the conditions of the act of Congress; one of which is, that he shall, within three months after publication, deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of the same to the clerk of the said district. Act of February 3, 1831. 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2223.

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The decision to give immunity to the drug dealer and throw the book at the border patrol agents was a prosecutorial travesty.
CASSIDY Coventry Blaze head coach Paul Thompson has cranked up the heat before his side's trip to bitter rivals Newcastle tonight by calling for ice-hockey bosses to throw the book at Vipers bad boy Andre Payette.
He insists European football's governing body are ready to throw the book at Chelsea and Barcelona for their conduct at last week's Champions League clash in the Nou Camp.
While I think they should throw the book at him for drunk driving, take away his licence and impound his car, I believe there are good things coming out of this whole debacle.
The situation, if they want to throw the book at a player, is as follows:
THE EUROPEAN Commission is threatening to throw the book at the British government over its failure to allow Britain-based donors to foreign European Union (EU) charities to deduct their generosity from their tax return.
The Premier League could throw the book at the champions if they are found guilty.
The judge, he says, "didn't throw the book at Larson, he threw the entire New York City Public Library at him.
So I hope the FA throw the book at Jonny Evans after his spat with Papiss Cisse at St James' Park on Wednesday.

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