[boo k-stawr, -stohr]
Origin of bookstore
Also called book·shop [boo k-shop] /ˈbʊkˌʃɒp/.
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Examples from the Web for bookstore
The bookstore was opened as a way of presenting Italian books and culture to Manhattanites.
What it did not resemble was any other bookstore in the nation.
Anti-Korean publications are sold at every bookstore in Japan.Japan’s Nasty Nazi-ish Elections
December 12, 2014
They shot to the top of the bestseller lists after he offered free drink to anyone buying his books at bookstore poetry readings.Felix Dennis, Counter-Cultural Icon and Publisher Who Spent $100m on Fast Living, Dies
June 23, 2014
Hillary was everywhere, from news shows to bookstore signings to People magazine.Hillary’s Book Sales Are Weak by Clinton Standards
June 18, 2014
I paused before the display window of a bookstore of the level.City of Endless Night
Mr. Knox was clerk in the bookstore kept by Daniel Henchman.Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times
Charles Carleton Coffin
I kept fire in Wales bookstore, too, to keep the ink from freezing.Old Rail Fence Corners
I have taken pains, in some bookstore loungings, to inquire about this.
At a bookstore in the Domhof the party purchased some views of the cathedral.Down the Rhine
Word Origin and History for bookstore
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper