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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A (usually) large and scholarly book.

Usage examples (37)
  • Let every bookworm, when in any fragrant, scarce, old tome he discovers a sentence, a story, an illustration, that does his heart good, hasten to give it.
  • The NPF tome is Basil Bunting, Man and Poet, a lovely book, indeed.
  • An unwieldy computer engineering tome is poking out of his knapsack.
  • Victor pulled the black tome from the clawlike grip of the dead man. for more
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