white book


: an official report of government affairs bound in white

Examples of white book in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His wrinkled and reddened hands gripped a white book of Scripture. New York Times, 29 Jan. 2021 The custom blue and white book tote featured dark undertones, which were an elegant complement to her outfit’s simple palette. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, 9 Aug. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white book was in the 15th century

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“White book.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20book. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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