Cookbook This is the encyclopedia of gastronomy—a classic text on the art of French cuisine.
Melissa Ditmore, editor of The encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work, met Lovelace in 2001.
“I used to work for encyclopedia Britannica and that book has gone out of style,” Albright quipped.
Reading the encyclopedia Brittanica while walking the Appalachian Trail!
When I read the encyclopedia, I made a list of the best and worst jobs in the world.
That was after we read about the Cyclopes in the Ulysses story in our encyclopedia.
If you will look in the encyclopedia Donkaniara you will find I'm correct.
When it was safely dead, he began to search through his encyclopedia to see what kind of a "beastie" he had caught.
The books are large, about the size of a volume of an encyclopedia.
It seems therefore that the encyclopedia must tell nothing of the island but what is good.
1530s, "course of instruction," from Modern Latin encyclopaedia (c.1500), thought to be a false reading by Latin authors of Greek enkyklios paideia taken as "general education," but literally "training in a circle," i.e. the "circle" of arts and sciences, the essentials of a liberal education; from enkyklios "circular," also "general" (from en "in" + kyklos "circle") + paideia "education, child-rearing," from pais (genitive paidos) "child" (see pedo-).
Modern sense of "reference work arranged alphabetically" is from 1640s, often applied specifically to the French "Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des Sciences, des Arts, et des Métiers" (1751-65).