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codex

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Noun
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co=dex

CIDE DICTIONARY

codexn. [L. See Code.].
  •  A book; a manuscript.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A collection or digest of laws; a code.  Burrill.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An ancient manuscript of the Sacred Scriptures, or any part of them, particularly the New Testament.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A collection of canons.  Shipley.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

codex, n. (pl. codices)
1 an ancient manuscript text in book form.
2 a collection of pharmaceutical descriptions of drugs etc.

Etymology
L, = block of wood, tablet, book

ROGET THESAURUS

codex

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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