Definitions

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

  • n. A piece of furniture with shelves for holding books.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A piece of furniture designed for the storage/display of books.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A case with shelves for holding books, esp. one with glazed doors.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A case with shelves for holding books.
  • n. In law, a case stated or mentioned in legal works; a recorded case; a precedent.

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

  • n. a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books

Etymologies

book +‎ case (Wiktionary)

Examples

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