Today’s Word : chapbook

Word : chapbook




noun: A small book or pamphlet containing stories, poems, or religious tracts.


From chapman book, a small, cheap book sold by a chapman or a colporteur. Earliest documented use: 1824.


“Gloucester writer and editor David Rich will read from and discuss his new chapbook of poems.”
Ann Gail McCarthy; Rocky Neck Tradition Kicks Off Busy Weekend; Gloucester Times (Massachusetts); Aug 10, 2011.
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