Legal "Form Book" Not in OED

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jul 2 12:52:42 UTC 2011

It is interesting that, although OED has "form book" in the sense of the record of a racehorse's performances, it does not have the older sense of a book printing sample legal documents.  Merriam-Webster lacks "form-book" in any sense.

Fred Shapiro

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