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libretto (li-BRET-oe) noun

1. The text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera.

2. A book containing such a text.

[Italian, diminutive of libro, book, from Latin liber, libr-.]

"Maxwell Davies's libretto is in the best British ghost-story tradition." Edward Seckerson and Stephen Johnson, Double Play: Ghosts and visions, Independent, 27 Aug 1994.

This week's theme: words about books.

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