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1A book in which a person collects miscellaneous verse, drawings, etc.
2A book in which a person collects signatures of especially famous people.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Lamb (1775–1834), essayist.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.