Definition of Book matches

1. Noun. A paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface.

Exact synonyms: Safety Match
Generic synonyms: Friction Match, Lucifer, Match

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Matches

book fairs
book hand
book hands
book illustrations
book in
book industry
book it
book jacket
book keeping
book learning
book lore
book louse
book lover
book lung
book lungs
book matches (current term)
book muslin
book muslins
book of account
book of condolence
book of facts
book of instructions
book of knowledge
book of maps
book review
book scorpion
book scorpions
book seller
book shop
book shops

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 ..."

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