for the books

for the books
See: ONE FOR THE BOOKS.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • for the books — See: ONE FOR THE BOOKS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • one for the books — Book Book (b[oo^]k), n. [OE. book, bok, AS. b[=o]c; akin to Goth. b[=o]ka a letter, in pl. book, writing, Icel. b[=o]k, Sw. bok, Dan. bog, OS. b[=o]k, D. boek, OHG. puoh, G. buch; and fr. AS. b[=o]c, b[=e]ce, beech; because the ancient Saxons and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • one for the books — Book Book (b[oo^]k), n. [OE. book, bok, AS. b[=o]c; akin to Goth. b[=o]ka a letter, in pl. book, writing, Icel. b[=o]k, Sw. bok, Dan. bog, OS. b[=o]k, D. boek, OHG. puoh, G. buch; and fr. AS. b[=o]c, b[=e]ce, beech; because the ancient Saxons and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • one for the books — {n, phr.}, {informal} Very unusual; a remarkable something. * /The newspaper reporter fumed in a story that was one for the books./ * /Their trip through the Rocky Mountains was one for the books./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • one for the books — {n, phr.}, {informal} Very unusual; a remarkable something. * /The newspaper reporter fumed in a story that was one for the books./ * /Their trip through the Rocky Mountains was one for the books./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Books of Magic — Infobox comic book title title = The Books of Magic caption = Cover of the first issue of the ongoing series. schedule = format = (vol 1.) Mini series (vol 2.) ongoing limited =Y ongoing =Y publisher = DC Comics (Vertigo for volume 2 and the… …   Wikipedia

  • The Battle of the Books — is the name of a short satire written by Jonathan Swift and published as part of the prolegomena to his A Tale of a Tub in 1704. It depicts a literal battle between books in the King s Library (housed in St. James s Palace at the time of the… …   Wikipedia

  • cook the books — Book Book (b[oo^]k), n. [OE. book, bok, AS. b[=o]c; akin to Goth. b[=o]ka a letter, in pl. book, writing, Icel. b[=o]k, Sw. bok, Dan. bog, OS. b[=o]k, D. boek, OHG. puoh, G. buch; and fr. AS. b[=o]c, b[=e]ce, beech; because the ancient Saxons and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • off the books — Book Book (b[oo^]k), n. [OE. book, bok, AS. b[=o]c; akin to Goth. b[=o]ka a letter, in pl. book, writing, Icel. b[=o]k, Sw. bok, Dan. bog, OS. b[=o]k, D. boek, OHG. puoh, G. buch; and fr. AS. b[=o]c, b[=e]ce, beech; because the ancient Saxons and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Books — Infobox musical artist 2 Name = The Books Img capt = Left to right: Nick Zammuto, Paul de Jong Background = group or band Origin = New York City, New York, United States Instruments = Genre = Electronic music, Folk, Experimental, Folktronica… …   Wikipedia

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