promptbook

noun
prompt·​book | \ˈpräm(p)t-ˌbu̇k, ˈprämp-ˌbu̇k\

Definition of promptbook 

: a copy of a play with directions for performance used by a theater prompter

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One of those libraries is the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin—which saved two typescripts of the play in a larger collection of scripts and promptbooks of authors like Lillian Hellman and Jean Cocteau. Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian, "Scholars Rediscover Forgotten Edith Wharton Play," 31 May 2017 One of those libraries is the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin—which saved two typescripts of the play in a larger collection of scripts and promptbooks of authors like Lillian Hellman and Jean Cocteau. Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian, "Scholars Rediscover Forgotten Edith Wharton Play," 31 May 2017

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First Known Use of promptbook

1768, in the meaning defined above

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prompt

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