|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|—n , pl -phies|
|1.||a list of books or other material on a subject|
|2.||a list of sources used in the preparation of a book, thesis, etc|
|3.||a list of the works of a particular author or publisher|
|4.||a. the study of the history, classification, etc, of literary material|
|b. a work on this subject|
A list of the written sources of information on a subject. Bibliographies generally appear as a list at the end of a book or article. They may show what works the author used in writing the article or book, or they may list works that a reader might find useful.
the systematic cataloging, study, and description of written and printed works, especially books
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