Definition of Bookwork

1. n. Work done upon a book or books (as in a printing office), in distinction from newspaper or job work.



Definition of Bookwork

1. Noun. Accounts, book keeping work ¹

2. Noun. The art and science of formatting books. ¹

3. Noun. Work done with the aid of textbooks ¹

4. Noun. (chiefly University of Cambridge) The act of memorising information; (non-gloss definition used attributively to describe or denote questions that test information learned rather than requiring additional thought) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bookwork

1. study from books [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bookwork

booksier
booksiest
bookstaff
bookstaffs
bookstall
bookstalls
bookstand
bookstands
bookstave
bookstaves
bookstore
bookstores
booksy
bookware
bookwise
bookwork (current term)
bookworks
bookworm
bookwormish
bookworms
bookwormy
bookwright
bookwrights
booky
bool
boolean operation
bools
boom
boom and bust
boom bap

Literary usage of Bookwork

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Printing: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Typography as Applied More by Charles Thomas Jacobi (1908)
"... of Casting-up Value of Work—Lengths and Widths for ordinary bookwork—Number of Lines per Thousand—How to Cast off Copy for Quantity— Equivalent of Leads ..."

2. Practical Printing: Explaining the Ways and Means of Production in the by George Sherman (1911)
"... CHAPTER IV bookwork THE regular sizes of commercial book papers have been established by the conventional proportions of type-pages. ..."

3. The School World (1902)
"... 1902. ously avoid mere bookwork. We must provide instruments—few, and those few of the simplest kind—but the work must be done by actual measurement, ..."

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