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Definition of Books

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Bookseller
Bookseller Book"sell`er, n. One who sells books.
Bookselling
Bookselling Book"sell`ing, n. The employment of selling books.
Bookshelf
Bookshelf Book"shelf`, n.; pl. Bookshelves. A shelf to hold books.
Bookshelves
Bookshelf Book"shelf`, n.; pl. Bookshelves. A shelf to hold books.
Bookstall
Bookstall Book"stall`, n. A stall or stand where books are sold.
Bookstand
Bookstand Book"stand`, n. 1. A place or stand for the sale of books in the streets; a bookstall. 2. A stand to hold books for reading or reference.
Canonical books
Canonic Ca*non"ic, Cannonical Can*non"ic*al, a. [L. cannonicus, LL. canonicalis, fr. L. canon: cf. F. canonique. See canon.] Of or pertaining to a canon; established by, or according to a, canon or canons. ``The oath of canonical obedience.' --Hallam. Canonical books, or Canonical Scriptures, those books which are declared by the canons of the church to be of divine inspiration; -- called collectively the canon. The Roman Catholic Church holds as canonical several books which Protestants reject as apocryphal. Canonical epistles, an appellation given to the epistles called also general or catholic. See Catholic epistles, under Canholic. Canonical form (Math.), the simples or most symmetrical form to which all functions of the same class can be reduced without lose of generality. Canonical hours, certain stated times of the day, fixed by ecclesiastical laws, and appropriated to the offices of prayer and devotion; also, certain portions of the Breviary, to be used at stated hours of the day. In England, this name is also given to the hours from 8 a. m. to 3 p. m. (formerly 8 a. m. to 12 m.) before and after which marriage can not be legally performed in any parish church. Canonical letters, letters of several kinds, formerly given by a bishop to traveling clergymen or laymen, to show that they were entitled to receive the communion, and to distinguish them from heretics. Canonical life, the method or rule of living prescribed by the ancient clergy who lived in community; a course of living prescribed for the clergy, less rigid than the monastic, and more restrained that the secular. Canonical obedience, submission to the canons of a church, especially the submission of the inferior clergy to their bishops, and of other religious orders to their superiors. Canonical punishments, such as the church may inflict, as excommunication, degradation, penance, etc. Canonical sins (Anc. Church.), those for which capital punishment or public penance decreed by the canon was inflicted, as idolatry, murder, adultery, heresy.
Sibylline books
Sibylline Sib"yl*line, a. [L. sibyllinus.] Pertaining to the sibyls; uttered, written, or composed by sibyls; like the productions of sibyls. Sibylline books. (a) (Rom. Antiq.) Books or documents of prophecies in verse concerning the fate of the Roman empire, said to have been purchased by Tarquin the Proud from a sibyl. (b) Certain Jewish and early Christian writings purporting to have been prophetic and of sibylline origin. They date from 100 b. c. to a. d. 500.

Meaning of Books from wikipedia

- called books or chapters or parts, are parts. The intellectual content in a physical book need not be a composition, nor even be called a book. Books can...
- The Books were an American-Dutch duo, formed in New York City in 1999, consisting of guitarist and vocalist Nick Zammuto and cellist Paul de Jong. Their...
- Books of Blood is a series of six horror fiction anthologies collecting original stories written by British author, playwright, and filmmaker Clive Barker...
- Penguin Books is a British publishing house. It was co-founded in 1935 by Sir Allen Lane with his brothers Richard and John, as a line of the publishers...
- Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its code-name Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches...
- Tor Books is the primary imprint of Tom Doherty ****ociates, a publishing company based in New York City. It primarily publishes science fiction and fantasy...
- Apple Books (formerly iBooks, between January 2010 to September 2018) is an e-book reading and store application by Apple Inc. for its iOS and macOS operating...
- Vintage Books is a trade paperback publishing imprint established in 1954 by Alfred A. Knopf. The company was purchased by Random House publishing in...
- AbeBooks is an e-commerce global online marketplace with seven websites that offer books, fine art, and collectables from sellers in over 50 countries...
- two books (1 Kings and 2 Kings) in the Christian Old Testament. It concludes the Deuteronomistic history, a history of Israel also including the books of...