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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Printed material concerning a system of words, numbers, or signs used for sending secret messages; Also: A printed set of rules about how something should be done or how people should behave

Usage examples (38)
  • The evolution has created something of a 'codebook' of behaviour within the private sector of file-sharing.
  • I discarded my last codebook when we moved to Mexico.
  • No messages had been kept, so the codebook didn't help.
  • One was encoded entirely in the Magdeburg codebook and so could be read by Room 40. for more
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