[boo k-rak]


a support for an open book.
a rack for holding books.

Origin of bookrack

First recorded in 1880–85; book + rack1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for bookrack

cabinet, bookrack

Examples from the Web for bookrack

Historical Examples of bookrack

  • 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.