from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A booklet for use by students, usually containing problems or exercises and blank space for writing answers or practicing a lesson.

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  • n. A booklet for students, containing either problems and exercises or blank pages for writing answers


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  • Like an unstudious urchin I am beguiled by the smoothness of paper and the invitation of pale blue lines, to accomplish a task to which a common ledger or exercise book could not beguile me.

    Died in the Wool


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