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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An open plank for holding novels.

Usage examples (38)
  • I like to keep my books on a bookshelf, so I can easily see and use them.
  • I think that a bookshelf is a piece of furniture that can be designed in a lot of ways.
  • So yes, my bookshelf is a look into my past, but it also is a look at who I am trying to become.
  • The ideal bookshelf is what is called the poet's shelf. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A bookcase is like a bookshelf, except it is a set of several shelves. Please note the plural of "shelf" is "shelves."
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