from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stall where books are sold, as on a street.
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- n. A table with enclosed sides, for displaying books for sale.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stall or stand where books are sold.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a shop where books are sold
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It was the first book in English I ever bought, and to this day when I see a copy of the Seasons on a bookstall, which is often enough, I cannot keep my fingers off it and find it hard to resist the temptation to throw
City Books' owners, Paul and Inge Sweetman, and their delightful team yet again got into the spirit of the event, manning their bookstall dressed in yellow high-visibility jackets and hard hats.
One day, looking over a second-hand bookstall with Minna, she opened a snuffy volume that had English poems in it.
To please her Sophia spent some time beating down the bookstall man.
In England, I found the woman who'd discovered Ali and Nino in a postwar Berlin bookstall and done the first translation of it into English in the 1960's.
Fear of criticism goes with every person into the bookstall.
A quarter of an hour later, Francesco and I met up again at the railway station, in front of the bookstall, which was closed for the night.
Rob ran into Gino, literally, outside the station bookstall.
He didn't go straight to the bookstall, however, for that would be advertising his interest.
Once upon a time I could go into a mainstream bookshop and buy tons of science fiction - even the tiny bookstall at Sheffield railway station had a full set of the Lensman novels.