bookshelf

[ book-shelf ]
/ ˈbʊkˌʃɛlf /

noun, plural book·shelves.

a shelf for holding books, especially one of several shelves in a bookcase.

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Origin of bookshelf

First recorded in 1810–20; book + shelf
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