book of account

Definition of book of account

1 : ledger
2 : a book or record essential to a system of accounts

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First Known Use of book of account

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Book of account.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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