from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A number used in libraries to classify a book and indicate its location on the shelves.
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- n. An identification number, usually consists of a combination of numbers and characters, used to identify and locate materials within a library.
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- n. a mark consisting of characters written on a book; used to indicate shelf location
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Note: Electronic Text checked against 1920 edition (Cleveland: Goldsmith), UVA Library call number PZ 7.
The shock of hearing Jennan's initial severed from her call number cut off her half-formed protest.
Original manuscript located: UVa Library, call number MSS 10460 and MSS 10460-a
From the Duff Green Papers, call number 993, Southern Historical
Note: Copy consulted: UVA Library call number Micfilm s-147, reels 35-50.
I finally managed to get a call number out of her and checked out Sheep Raising for Fun and Profit; Tales of an Australian Shepherd; Dorothy Sayers's Nine Tailors, which I seemed to remember had some sheep in it; Sheep Management and Care; and, remembering Billy Ray's sheep mange, Common Sheep Diseases, and took them up to be checked out.
Copy consulted: University of Virginia Library call number Microfilm S-299, 550CM.
A second hand has written in the upper right corner of page one the call number of the volume: VC 378/UO1/1860.