from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A shelf or set of shelves for holding books.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A shelf to hold books.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A shelf or shelves for storing books for easy visual reference.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a shelf on which to keep books


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