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book club

noun
1.
a company or other organization that sells books to its subscribers, often at a discount and usually through the mail.
2.
a club organized for the discussion and reviewing of books.
Also called, especially British, book society.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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Examples from the web for book club
  • Public libraries are usually an excellent source of information on local book clubs, and often host book club meetings themselves.
  • And it's on wheels so when the book club comes over you can whisk it away to the garage.
  • These kits were originally sold through a book club and were not available to the general public.
  • Then, she wrote down her experience and the stories of her students demonstrating how a book club can be an act of sedition.
  • The idea is born of the book club, a social activity in which the book is often nothing more than a beard for getting together.
  • Her book club has breathed new life into publishing.
  • Any book she chooses for her on-air book club becomes an instant best seller.
  • Or you could join a book club or learn a foreign language or spend time with your loved ones.
  • Cross-country bus trip subject of next history book club meeting.
  • For the book club, follow regular book club guidelines.
British Dictionary definitions for book club

book club

noun
1.
a club that sells books at low prices to members, usually by mail order, esp on condition that they buy a minimum number
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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