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account book

a book in which personal or commercial accounts are recorded; ledger.
Origin of account book
1690-1700 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • One stood behind the counter leaning over an account book of considerable proportions and was absorbed in its perusal.

    The Triumph of John Kars Ridgwell Cullum
  • No sign of the agreement for them remains in Alexander Borgias account book.

    Pintoricchio Evelyn March Phillipps
  • He makes no summary in 1794, but his account book shows that he no more than held his own.

  • I wish that account book hadn't been lying in so prominent a place.

    In Pastures Green Peter McArthur
  • I wish I had kept an account, but when young I did not know the value of a journal and account book.

    Daisy Miranda Eliot Swan
  • There is no other reference to tobacco for her in the journal and account book.

  • But, wondering whether he had made a mistake, he opened his wife's account book and began to add up the columns.

    Married August Strindberg
  • The following extracts from his account book exhibit his love for detail.

  • Here, in this account book, is a price list of all such articles as I buy.

    A Daughter of the Forest Evelyn Raymond

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