Definition of Book matches
1. Noun. A paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface.
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Literary usage of Book matches
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1. Tariff Schedules: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of by Oscar Wilder Underwood (1913)
"... or at 35 per cent ad valorem would not affect the selling price. one kind of safety matches, the so-called book matches given away in cigar stores. ..."
2. The School World (1905)
"This dainty and elegant little book matches its outward presentation with the literary grace of its textual contents. It is indeed a valuable and worthy ..."