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noun


(1)   A book regarded as authoritative in its field
(2)   The sacred writings of the Christian religions
"He went to carry the Word to the heathen"
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Etymology


< , plural of , originally a diminutive of < (from the ancient Phoenician city of Byblos which exported this writing material).

Noun



  1. A comprehensive manual that describes something. (e.g., handyman’s bible).
  2. A holystone.