bookcase

[ book-keys ]
/ ˈbʊkˌkeɪs /

noun

a set of shelves for books.

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Origin of bookcase

First recorded in 1720–30; book + case2
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British Dictionary definitions for bookcase

bookcase
/ (ˈbʊkˌkeɪs) /

noun

a piece of furniture containing shelves for books, often fitted with glass doors
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