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Book

A banker or trader's positions.

Book

1. An informal term for an accounting record such as an income statement. See also: Cook the books.

2. A general term for a record of any sort.

3. See: Subscribe.

book

1. A specialist's information on limit orders to buy and sell the security in which the specialist makes a market. The orders are left by other exchange members who wish to trade at a price that differs from the current market price. The book provides the specialist with an estimate of the demand for and supply of the stock in which he or she is a market maker. Also called specialist's book.
3. An organization's written accounting record.
4. An underwriting syndicate's record of activity for a new security issue.

book

In accounting, to recognize a transaction by recording an entry. For example, a financial institution books a loan when it lends money to a customer.
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23) "Variety" directly undermines claims of the noblemen's supposed power to grant dignity to the plays by broadening the anticipated audience for the folio, both with its titular address and its opening line addressing "the most able, to him that can but spell"--no matter what one's reading level may be, "the fate of all Bookes depends upon your capacities: and not of your heads alone, but of your purses.
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thogh this man be remembred in my booke heare of health, and preserving of lyfe, seyng I was somtyme in his booke of a false indightment, conspiring my death.
29) Dowland composed The Second Booke of Songs or Ayres during his first two years in Denmark and sent it home in 1600 to his wife in England, who sold it to George Eastland.
In addition to being displayed in the British Library's public galleries, My Ladye Nevells Booke will be fully digitized and placed on the British Library Web site with supplementary information about the volume and its history.
Bolton was deeply committed to the plate's authenticity and reacted to Ye Preposterous Booke of Brasse, and to all other critiques, by reiterating his enthusiastic support of the plate's authenticity and explaining away contrary evidence.
Great searching out of bookes and autours': John Foxe as an Ecclesiastical Historian.
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In 1595 his Poemata (Latin epigrams) appeared, followed in 1601 by A Booke of Ayres (written with Philip Rosseter), of which much of the musical accompaniment and verses were Campion's.
The first book printed in America, The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre, was published in Cambridge, Mass.
full title The Whole Booke of Psalms Faithfully Translated into English Metre.
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