fake-book

fake book

noun
a collection of lead sheets for musicians, especially a songbook of standards for use by jazz instrumentalists.
Compare lead sheet.


Origin:
1955–60

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fake book

noun
a fake in the form of an imitation book; used to fill bookcases of people who wish to appear scholarly 
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