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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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Booke was only slightly overweight and wore a fat suit during the series which caused his girth to measure five feet around.
4) Does this make it less likely that Caxton was directly involved with the making of this Dutch-style manuscript of The Booke of Ovyde Named Methamorphose?
And deeper than euer Plummet sound / He drowne my booke.
During Edward's reign, civil strife reigns, with Mars Ultor (in Stephen Batman's words) "inuad[ing]" so that "all thinges are lefte desolate, & destroyed" (63, quoting The Golden Booke of the Leaden Goddes [1577], sig.
This is the first full-length study of one of the most popular books of Elizabeth I's reign: The Whole Booke of Psalmes.
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Silver medals were won by: Booke Healy, of Boylston in Basic Health Care Skills; Randall Lambracht, of Boylston, in Industrial Motor Control, and Tara Walsh, of Boylston, in Technical Drafting.
And a shoppe booke for sale of all thinges solde for readye monie, all which bookes must euerye of them haue his style, with the daye and yeare, where in the be begonne.
I end my letter with the words of the character Samantha Booke in the movie The Great Debaters: "the time for justice, the time for freedom, and the time for equality is always, is always, right now
In which US TV series did Sorrel Booke play Boss Hogg?
8) The first dialogue in particular, 'The Booke of Simples', freely mingles medical advice on the virtues of herbs and foodstuffs with a frank discussion of the state of the commonwealth.