a set of shelves for books.
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How to use bookcase in a sentence
The Frank family hid alongside a handful of others, concealed in an annex behind a bookcase for about two years, to protect themselves from persecution.Researchers say they may have uncovered who betrayed Anne Frank’s family to Nazis | Adela Suliman | January 18, 2022 | Washington Post
They can act as additional bookcases, display framed photos, store extra office supplies, and more.
As we dragged the pleading critter up to and over the edge of a bookcase we marveled at the dark, twisted, absurdity of the scenario that seemed straight out of a coldhearted fairy tale.‘It Takes Two’ tests your ability to save a marriage and fly a fidget spinner | Christopher Byrd | April 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Sometimes I’ll catch him sitting facing a wall or a bookcase, as frozen as a porcelain Nipper.My dog barked at me. What’s going on in that canine skull of his? | John Kelly | January 31, 2021 | Washington Post
You could say, “Oh, there’s Mel, and there’s a lamp behind her and the messy bookcase,” and I can see your picture behind you.The Lost Year: Exercise in quarantine, keeping a business alive, and the unusual intimacy of Zoom | Emily VanDerWerff | December 31, 2020 | Vox
Next to his desk, Caro keeps a small bookcase of materials for whatever chapter he is writing.‘The Power Broker’ Turns 40: How Robert Caro Wrote a Masterpiece | Scott Porch | September 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
My copy lies in back of a bookcase where I threw it in frustration before I got to page 100.
The writer turned to a bookcase and removed a volume in a faded cover that had once been bright with rainbow colors.The Man from Time | Frank Belknap Long
Sit down in that corner behind the bookcase and I'll read to you from one of the old poets, Byron, belike.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
With his invincible patience he was waiting now, in her room up-stairs, standing before the bookcase with his back to the door.The Creators | May Sinclair
Through the open doors she saw him as he turned and wandered to the bookcase and stood there, apparently absorbed.The Creators | May Sinclair
"Not in plain sight, Ziz," said Wise, and he started moving out a bookcase to look behind it.In the Onyx Lobby | Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for bookcase
a piece of furniture containing shelves for books, often fitted with glass doors
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