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bookrack

[ boo k-rak ]
/ ˈbʊkˌræk /
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noun

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

RELATED WORDS

cabinet

Nearby words

bookman, bookmark, bookmobile, bookpaper, bookplate, bookrack, bookrest, bookseller, bookshelf, bookshop, bookstack

Origin of bookrack

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

Examples from the Web for bookrack

  • He leaned now against a bookrack, with his elbow on the top shelf, napping lightly.

    Old Judge Priest|Irvin S. Cobb
  • The accompanying sketch shows a bookrack designed strictly along mission lines.

    Mission Furniture|H. H. Windsor
  • Any of the good mission stains, properly applied, will give a finished appearance to the bookrack.