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bookrack

[boo k-rak] /ˈbʊkˌræk/
noun
1.
a support for an open book.
2.
a rack for holding books.
Origin of bookrack
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; book + rack1
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  • The accompanying sketch shows a bookrack designed strictly along mission lines.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • He leaned now against a bookrack, with his elbow on the top shelf, napping lightly.

    Old Judge Priest Irvin S. Cobb
  • Any of the good mission stains, properly applied, will give a finished appearance to the bookrack.

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