cookery book

noun

chiefly British

Examples of cookery book in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The recipes typically comprise of a short series of simple instructions, similar to a modern-day prescription or cookery book. Amarachi Orie, CNN, 18 Aug. 2022 Such recipes abound in a recent bumper crop of retro cookery books, all published this spring. Barbara Mahany, chicagotribune.com, 29 June 2018 Starting in the late 1700s, American cookery books included recipes for ice cream. Linda Rodriguez McRobbie, BostonGlobe.com, 30 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1639, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cookery book was in 1639

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“Cookery book.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cookery%20book. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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