Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who "buries" books by hiding them, locking them away, or otherwise shutting them up and keeping them from use

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who hides away books, as in a tomb.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who hides or buries books, or keeps them under lock and key.

Etymologies

From French bibliotaphe, from biblio- + Ancient Greek τάφος ("burial, tomb"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • *ducks behind bulletproof book cart*

    February 26, 2010

  • SET THE BOOKS FREE OR WE SHOOT A LIBRARIAN EVERY TEN MINUTES.

    February 24, 2010

  • Yes, what a waste of a book. Yet, sometimes we have to lock our books up in a storage bin because we can't walk on the floor anymore...:*)

    February 24, 2010

  • n. - person keeping his or her books secret or locked up.

    May 16, 2008