biblioclast

[bib-lee-uh-klast]
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noun

a person who mutilates or destroys books.

Origin of biblioclast

First recorded in 1875–80; biblio- + (icono)clast
Related formsbib·li·o·clasm, noun
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Examples from the Web for biblioclast

Historical Examples of biblioclast

  • Two interesting types of maniac are known respectively as the bibliotaph and the biblioclast.

    The Bibliotaph

    Leon H. Vincent