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Tome

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

Tomen. [F. tome (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. tomo), L. tomus, fr. Gr. a piece cut off, a part of a book, a volume, akin to to cup, and perhaps to L. tondere to shear, E. tonsure. Cf. Anatomy, Atom, Entomology, Epitome. ].
     As many writings as are bound in a volume, forming part of a larger work; a book; -- usually applied to a ponderous volume.  [1913 Webster]
    "Tomes of fable and of dream."  [1913 Webster]
    "A more childish expedient than that to which he now resorted is not to be found in all the tomes of the casuists."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Tome, n. a large heavy book or volume.

Etymology
F f. L tomus f. Gk tomos section, volume f. temno cut

THESAURUS

Tome

best seller, book, bound book, classic, coloring book, definitive work, folio, great work, hardback, juvenile, juvenile book, limp-cover book, magnum opus, nonbook, notebook, novel, opus, opuscule, opusculum, paperback, picture book, playbook, pocket book, prayer book, production, psalmbook, psalter, publication, serial, sketchbook, soft-cover, songbook, standard work, storybook, title, trade book, volume, work, writing

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Tome

Book

N booklet, writing, work, volume, tome, opuscule, tract, tractate, livret, brochure, libretto, handbook, codex, manual, pamphlet, enchiridion, circular, publication, chap book, part, issue, number livraison, album, portfolio, periodical, serial, magazine, ephemeris, annual, journal, paper, bill, sheet, broadsheet, leaf, leaflet, fly leaf, page, quire, ream, chapter, section, head, article, paragraph, passage, clause, endpapers, frontispiece, cover, binding, folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, sextodecimo, octodecimo, encyclopedia, encompilation, library, bibliotheca, press, definitive work, treatise, comprehensive treatise (dissertation), writer, author, litterateur, essayist, journalism, pen, scribbler, the scribbling race, literary hack, Grub-street writer, writer for the press, gentleman of the press, representative of the press, adjective jerker, diaskeaust, ghost, hack writer, ink slinger, publicist, reporter, penny a liner, editor, subeditor, playwright, poet, bookseller, publisher, bibliopole, bibliopolist, librarian, bookstore, bookshop, bookseller's shop, knowledge of books, bibliography, book learning, among the giant fossils of my past, craignez tout d'un auteur en courroux, for authors nobler palms remain, I lived to write and wrote to live, look in thy heart and write, there is no Past so long as Books shall live, the public mind is the creation of the Master-Writ, volumes that I prize above my dukedom.


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