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circulating library

Definitions

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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Examples

  • 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.

    The Thorn Birds

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