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  • n. Plural form of stack.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stack.

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  • n. storage space in a library consisting of an extensive arrangement of bookshelves where most of the books are stored
  • n. a large number or amount

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  • the stacks, where the hidden gems are stashed.

    June 27, 2011

  • I once worked "in the stacks" at a university research library.

    June 27, 2011