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phone book

noun
Origin of phone book
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • I tell him who my boss is and he hunts him up in the phone book and calls him.

    Probability Louis Trimble
  • Bending Consultants, 3991 Marden—you'll find it in the phone book.

    Damned If You Don't Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Being the nosy child I was, every once in a while I would look him up in the phone book so I knew he existed.

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • She move around the desk and sat, noting the phone book he had used, studying the names he had crossed off.

    The Plague Teddy Keller
  • She found the number scribbled on the back of the phone book.

    Know Thy Neighbor Elisabeth R. Lewis
  • How many hours in the day do you want to devote to the equivalent of writing your own phone book?

    Little Brother Cory Doctorow

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