Definition of Book of account
1. Noun. A record in which commercial accounts are recorded. "They got a subpoena to examine our books"
Generic synonyms: Record
Specialized synonyms: Cost Ledger, General Ledger, Subsidiary Ledger, Daybook, Journal
Member holonyms: Accounting, Accounting System, Method Of Accounting
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Literary usage of Book of account
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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1826)
"In the same century, i the reign of Edward I. I understand, from a late publication (of his Book of -Account) that the price of a war horse iras not less ..."
2. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1817)
"No ; he referred me to Mr. Powell, saying he could do no more in it ; upon which we applied to Mr. Powell, and had the book of account then sent from lord ..."