Definitions

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  • n. A room in which books are kept; a library.

Etymologies

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book +‎ room

Examples

  • Turning a library into a bookroom is backward thinking.

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  • True, every room in the house could have been called a bookroom - it would have been more natural to live without clothes than without books.

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  • I time my visits to the bathroom to coincide with trips to the mailboxes/printer/bookroom — heaven forbid I leave my chair for only one reason.

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  • Deliberately I rise from my chair and, in a thoughtful and scholarly motion, proceed into the bookroom.

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  • “In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” —

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  • She wheeled about, striding towards the bookroom door, pulling it open, and emerging into the panelled hall beyond.

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  • Eve was sitting at the PC in the bookroom overlooking the gravelled drive as the sun shone on the warm brick façade of the house.

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  • And it was pointing to a bookroom right next to it, so I thought that was the place.

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  • There was a sign pointing to the bookroom for the people with the last names I-Q.

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  • Ever since you first left the nursery for meals with your parents downstairs, the conversation, to which you were an insatiable listener, has been of books, their writers and producers; ever since, as a sleepy but triumphantly emancipate school-boy, you were allowed to sit up with our elders in the “bookroom” after dinner, you have heard little but discussion about books.

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