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[boo k-shelf] /ˈbʊkˌʃɛlf/
noun, plural bookshelves.
a shelf for holding books, especially one of several shelves in a bookcase.
Origin of bookshelf
1810-20; book + shelf Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The world of the bookshelf, by comparison, is chaotic.
  • Often the bottom edges of the cover are worn a lot from the book being slid on and off a bookshelf a lot.
  • Every bookshelf in our house is two deep, with stacks on nearly every surface.

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