from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See lending library.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. a library whose books are loaned to the public, usually at certain fixed rates.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. library that provides books for use outside the building
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Father Ralph filled the breach by plundering the Gillanbone library, his own and the convent’s shelves, and found to his astonishment that before he was done he had organized a whole Bush circulating library via Bluey Williams and the mail truck.