See also: booké

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

booke (plural bookes)

  1. Archaic spelling of book.
    • 1592, R. G., The Third And Last Part Of Conny-Catching. (1592)[1]:
      TO ALL SVCH AS HAVE receiued either pleasure or profite by the two former published bookes of this Argument: And to all beside, that desire to know the wonderfull slie deuises of this hellish crew of Conny-catchers. ]
    • 1594, Christopher Marlowe, Massacre at Paris[2]:
      Scene 10: Enter five or sixe Protestants with bookes, and kneele together.
    • 1606, Anonymous, “Sir Gyles Goosecappe”, in A Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. III[3]:
      Now in good truth I wood theis bookes were burnd That rapp men from their friends before their time, How does my uncles friend, no other name I need give him, to whom I give my selfe.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

booke

  1. first-person singular present indicative of booker
  2. third-person singular present indicative of booker
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of booker
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of booker
  5. second-person singular imperative of booker

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English bōc, in turn from Proto-West Germanic *bōk, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

booke (plural bookes)

  1. book (written document composed of pages)
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: book (see there for further descendants)
  • Northumbrian: beuk
  • Scots: buik, beuk

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English būc.

NounEdit

booke (plural bookes)

  1. Alternative form of bouk

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English book (verb)

VerbEdit

booke (imperative book, present tense booker, passive bookes, simple past and past participle booka or booket, present participle bookende)

  1. to book (reserve)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English book (verb)

VerbEdit

booke (present tense bookar, past tense booka, past participle booka, passive infinitive bookast, present participle bookande, imperative book)

  1. to book (reserve)

Alternative formsEdit

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