One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A book containing the register of membership of a Methodist class. Now chiefly historical.
2A book used in class by a teacher; = "schoolbook".
3US. An annually published album containing a short biography, photograph, etc., of each student in the graduating class of a high school or college.
Mid 18th century (in an earlier sense). From class + book.
class book/ˈklɑːs bʊk//ˈklas bʊk/
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