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bookcase

[boo k-keys] /ˈbʊkˌkeɪs/
noun
1.
a set of shelves for books.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; book + case2
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British Dictionary definitions for book case

bookcase

/ˈbʊkˌkeɪs/
noun
1.
a piece of furniture containing shelves for books, often fitted with glass doors
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Word Origin and History for book case

bookcase

n.

1726, from book (n.) + case (n.2). An Old English word for this was bocfodder.

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