[ boo k-end ]
/ ˈbʊkˌɛnd /
a support placed at the end of a row of books to hold them upright, usually used in pairs.
one of two things occurring or located at either end of something else: two events that served as bookends to my career.
verb (used with object)
to occur or be located at the beginning and end of: His term in office was bookended by crises.
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- booked up,
- booker prize,
- booking agent
Origin of bookend
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