from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A commercial organization that sells books to its members on a regular, usually monthly, basis and typically at a discount.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A group of people who meet to discuss the books they have been reading.
  • n. A commercial organization offering subscribers a selection of books from a catalogue.


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