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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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Alphabet Al's ABC: Book of Words and Rhymes" (9781941722114, $8.
One of Abai's major works is The Book of Words, a philosophical treatise and a collection of poems where he encourages his fellow Kazakhs to embrace education, literacy and good moral character in order to escape poverty, enslavement and corruption.
b) ([dagger])([dagger]) KONNECKE, Ole The Big Book of Words and Pictures Gecko Press, 2011 unpaged NZ$29.