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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Yearbook \Year"book`\, n. 1. A book published yearly; any annual report or summary of the statistics or facts of a year, designed to be used as a reference book; as, the Congregational Yearbook. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eng. Law) A book containing annual reports of cases adjudged in the courts of England. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] Note: The Yearbooks are the oldest English reports extant, beginning with the reign of Edward II., and ending with the reign of Henry VIII. They were published annually, and derive their name from that fact. They consist of eleven parts, or volumes, are written in Law French, and extend over nearly two hundred years. There are, however, several hiatuses, or chasms, in the series. --Kent. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]