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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A shelf or set of shelves for holding books.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A shelf or shelves for storing books for easy visual reference.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A shelf to hold books.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a shelf on which to keep books


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