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  • as inintroduction
  • as inprimer

synonyms for hornbook

  • addition
  • debut
  • establishment
  • inauguration
  • influx
  • initiation
  • installation
  • launch
  • opening
  • preface
  • presentation
  • admittance
  • awakening
  • baptism
  • beginning
  • commencement
  • essentials
  • exordium
  • foreword
  • inception
  • induction
  • ingress
  • insertion
  • institution
  • interpolation
  • intro
  • lead
  • lead-in
  • overture
  • preamble
  • preliminaries
  • prelude
  • primer
  • prolegomenon
  • prologue
  • survey
  • basic principles
  • basic text
  • first acquaintance
  • first taste
  • opening remarks
  • pioneering
  • proem

antonyms for hornbook

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  • close
  • closing
  • conclusion
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • completion
  • epilogue
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    How to use hornbook in a sentence

    And, Captain Borroughcliffe, as you appear to be forgetting the use of your own language, here is even a hornbook for you!
    THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
    It was difficult to get books in those days, and a hornbook would last a long time.
    STORIES OF NEW JERSEYFRANK RICHARD STOCKTON
    They also tell of the use of the hornbook and the sun-dial, describe the making of soap and candles, and so forth.
    A MOTHER'S LIST OF BOOKS FOR CHILDRENGERTRUDE WELD ARNOLD
    But not to nod over a hornbook at the petty school—not John Shakespeare's son!
    A WARWICKSHIRE LADGEORGE MADDEN MARTIN
    His "Gull's Hornbook" is written against coxcombs, and he says their "vinegar railings shall not quench his Alpine resolutions."
    HISTORY OF ENGLISH HUMOUR, VOL. 1 (OF 2)ALFRED GUY KINGAN L'ESTRANGE
    At the two upper corners of the page were crosses, hence to read the hornbook was often called "reading a criss-cross row."
    CHILD LIFE IN COLONIAL DAYSALICE MORSE EARLE
    The book which succeeded the hornbook in general use was the New England Primer.
    CHILD LIFE IN COLONIAL DAYSALICE MORSE EARLE
    I gave him credit both for his ignorance of the very hornbook of honor and for his large share of the milk of human kindness.
    TO HAVE AND TO HOLDMARY JOHNSTON
    For hornbook and primmer for Jenkins' girle to learn to read, 6d.
    NOTES AND QUERIES FOR WORCESTERSHIREJOHN NOAKE
    This like the criss-cross row in the hornbook was originally Christ's cross.
    CHILD LIFE IN COLONIAL DAYSALICE MORSE EARLE
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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