songbook

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English song boke, from Old English sangbōc (a music book; songbook), equivalent to song +‎ book. Compare Saterland Frisian Songbouk (songbook), West Frisian sjongboek (songbook), Dutch zangboek (songbook), German Low German Sangbook (songbook; hymnbook; hymnal), German Gesangbuch (songbook; hymnbook; hymnal), Danish sangbog (songbook), Swedish sångbok (songbook), Icelandic söngbók (songbook).

NounEdit

songbook (plural songbooks)

  1. A book containing songs.

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