Definition of Commonplace book

1. Noun. A notebook in which you enter memorabilia.

Generic synonyms: Notebook



Definition of Commonplace book

1. Noun. a personal notebook or journal in which memorabilia, quotations etc were written ¹

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Literary usage of Commonplace book

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1. The Works of George Berkeley by George Berkeley (1871)
"1 This Metaphysical commonplace book, as I have called it, is a small quarto volume, ... The commonplace book contains many references to Locke's Essay, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... collections of an ignorant commonplace-book-maker of the eighth century. From The Spectator. SIB WALTER SCOTT AND THE DIES THE controversy which has ..."

3. Inventory of Unpublished Material for American Religious History in by William Henry Allison (1910)
"commonplace book. [1687.] Waldo Higginson. Diary. 1834-1858. 6 vols. ... commonplace book. Henry Clarke Wright. Fragments of diaries, 1832, 1835, 1845, ..."

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