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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The amount that a horizontal plank in a bookcase will hold.

Usage examples (12)
  • He bought a shelfful of books
  • Noun, : They buy canned goods by the shelfful. ,We gave away a shelfful of books
  • But just as good are used bookstores, where I often buy a shelfful (say 1972 to 1990) of science fiction anthologies if they are available.
  • While keeping his day job as a partner at a Chicago law firm, he's written a shelfful of legal thrillers like "Burden of Proof" and "Reversible Errors." for more
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