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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who destroys or mutilates books.

Usage examples (9)
  • The sign in front of the library said, "Biblioclasts not welcome here."
  • Two interesting types of maniac are known respectively as the bibliotaph and the biblioclast.
  • A biblioclast is one who indulges himself in the questionable pleasure of mutilating books in order more sumptuously to fit out a particular volume.
  • I learned a new word today: biblioclast, or destroyer of books. for more
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