bookshelf

[book-shelf]
noun, plural bookshelves.
a shelf for holding books, especially one of several shelves in a bookcase.

Origin:
1810–20; book + shelf

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Example sentences
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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