book (n.) 1
book-learning, scholarship, erudition
2H6 IV.vii.67 [Say to rebels] my book preferred me to the King
H8 I.i.122 [Buckingham to Norfolk and Abergavenny] A beggar's book / Outworths a noble's blood
MA IV.i.165 [Friar to Leonato] my observations, / Which with experimental seal doth warrant / The tenor of my book
Tem III.i.94 [Prospero alone, of Ferdinand and Miranda] I'll to my book, / For yet ere suppertime must I perform / Much business appertaining