What is Action Of Book Debt?

Legal Definition
The name of an action in Connecticutand Vermont, resorted to for the purpose of recovering payment for articles usually charged on book. 1 Day, 105; 4 Day, 105; 2 Verm, 66. See 1 Root, 59; 1 Conn. 75; Kirby, 89; 2 Robt, 130; 11 Conn. 205.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A form of action for the recovery of claims, such as are usually evidenced by a book-account; this action is principally used in Vermont and Connecticut. Terrill v. Beecher, 9 Conn. 344; Stoking v. Sage, 1 Conn. 75; Green v. Pratt, 11 Conn. 205; May v. Brownell, 3 Vt 463; Easly v. Eakln, Cooke (Term.) 388.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
An action based upon a book account.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary