Definitions for black book

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

black′ book`(n.)

  1. a book containing a blacklist.

Origin of black book:

1470–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blacklist, black book, shitlist(noun)

    a list of people who are out of favor

Wiktionary

  1. Black Book(Noun)

    Any of several documents or books that have (or had) black covers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Black book

    one of several books of a political character, published at different times and for different purposes; -- so called either from the color of the binding, or from the character of the contents

  2. Black book

    a book compiled in the twelfth century, containing a description of the court of exchequer of England, an official statement of the revenues of the crown, etc

  3. Black book

    a book containing details of the enormities practiced in the English monasteries and religious houses, compiled by order of their visitors under Henry VIII., to hasten their dissolution

  4. Black book

    a book of admiralty law, of the highest authority, compiled in the reign of Edw. III

  5. Black book

    a book kept for the purpose of registering the names of persons liable to censure or punishment, as in the English universities, or the English armies

  6. Black book

    any book which treats of necromancy

Freebase

  1. Black Book

    The Black Book: The Ruthless Murder of Jews by German-Fascist Invaders Throughout the Temporarily-Occupied Regions of the Soviet Union and in the Death Camps of Poland during the War 1941–1945 alternatively The Black Book of the Holocaust, or simply The Black Book, was a result of the collaborative effort by the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee and members of the American Jewish community to document the anti-Jewish crimes of the Holocaust and the participation of Jews in the fighting and the resistance movement against the Nazis during World War II.

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