bookshelf

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English[edit]

A bookshelf filled with books.

Etymology[edit]

From book +‎ shelf.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʊkˌʃɛlf/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bookshelf (plural bookshelves)

  1. A shelf or shelves for storing books for easy visual reference.
    • 1902, William Blades, The Enemies of Books, 2nd edition, page 102:
      Another, with the bump of order unnaturally developed, had his folios and quartos all reduced, in binding, to one size, so that they might look even on his bookshelves.

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