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book·case

 (bo͝ok′kās′)
n.
A piece of furniture with shelves for holding books.

bookcase

(ˈbʊkˌkeɪs)
n
(Furniture) a piece of furniture containing shelves for books, often fitted with glass doors

book•case

(ˈbʊkˌkeɪs)

n.
a set of shelves for books.
[1720–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bookcase - a piece of furniture with shelves for storing booksbookcase - a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
Translations
خِزَانَةُ الكُتُبخَزانَةُ كُتُب
knihovna
=-reolboghyldebogreol
kirjahylly
polica za knjige
könyvszekrény
bókahillur
本箱
책장
knjižna omara
bokhylla
ตู้หนังสือ
tủ sách

bookcase

[ˈbʊkkeɪs] Nlibrería f, estantería f, librero m (Mex)

bookcase

[ˈbʊkkeɪs] nbibliothèque f (meuble)book club nclub m du livrebook cover ncouverture f de livrebooked up adj (mainly British)
[hotel, restaurant, theatre, ferry] (= full) → complet/ète
The hotel is booked up → L'hôtel est complet.
[person] → pris(e)book ends nplserre-livres m invbook fair nfoire f du livre

bookcase

[ˈbʊkˌkeɪs] nlibreria, scaffale m

book

(buk) noun
1. a number of sheets of paper (especially printed) bound together. an exercise book.
2. a piece of writing, bound and covered. I've written a book on Shakespeare.
3. a record of bets.
verb
1. to buy or reserve (a ticket, seat etc) for a play etc. I've booked four seats for Friday's concert.
2. to hire in advance. We've booked the hall for Saturday.
ˈbookable adjective
able to be reserved in advance. Are these seats bookable?
ˈbooking noun
a reservation.
ˈbooklet (-lit) noun
a small, thin book. a booklet about the history of the town.
ˈbookbinding noun
putting the covers on books.
ˈbookbinder noun
ˈbookcase noun
a set of shelves for books.
ˈbooking-office noun
an office where travel tickets etc are sold. a queue at the station booking-office.
ˈbookmaker noun
a professional betting man who takes bets and pays winnings.
ˈbookmark noun
something put in a book to mark a particular page.
ˈbookseller noun
a person who sells books.
ˈbookshelf noun
a shelf on which books are kept.
ˈbookshop noun
a shop which sells books.
ˈbookworm noun
a person who reads a lot.
booked up
having every ticket sold. The theatre is booked up for the season.
book in
to sign one's name on the list of guests at an hotel etc. We have booked in at the Royal Hotel.
by the book
strictly according to the rules. She always does things by the book.

bookcase

خِزَانَةُ الكُتُب knihovna bogreol Bücherregal βιβλιοθήκη estantería kirjahylly bibliothèque polica za knjige libreria 本箱 책장 boekenkast bokhylle biblioteczka estante книжный шкаф bokhylla ตู้หนังสือ kitaplık tủ sách 书橱
References in classic literature ?
Over the bookcase hung a photograph of the Tragic Theatre at Pompeii, which he had given me from his collection.
Remembering his early love of poetry and fiction, she unlocked a bookcase, and took down several books that had been excellent reading in their day.
The premiums within their possible grasp were three: a bookcase, a plush reclining chair, and a banquet lamp.
She shut the doors of the cabinet, and, after locking them again with some little difficulty, proceeded to try the keys in the bookcase cupboards next, before she continued her investigations in the other rooms.
It seemed to be all old nooks and corners; and in every nook and corner there was some queer little table, or cupboard, or bookcase, or seat, or something or other, that made me think there was not such another good corner in the room; until I looked at the next one, and found it equal to it, if not better.
There was a bookcase in the room; I saw, from the backs of the books, that they were about evidence, criminal law, criminal biography, trials, acts of parliament, and such things.
At the other end a comparatively luxurious show was made by a large bookcase, an elaborate combination of bureau and writing desk, a rack with a rifle, a set of foils, and an umbrella in it, several folio albums on a table, some comfortable chairs and sofas, and a thick carpet under foot.
The bookcase and the bird-cage refused to go into the mouse-hole.
So, I made a rush towards the bookcase nearest me, and, without stopping further to consider matters, seized hold of the first dusty tome upon which my hands chanced to alight, and, reddening and growing pale by turns, and trembling with fear and excitement, clasped the stolen book to my breast with the intention of reading it by candle light while my mother lay asleep at night.
Over the central bookcase was a bronze bust of Hippocrates, with which, according to some authorities, Dr.
As Grandfather did not know that any person was in the room, he started up in great surprise, and peeped hither and thither, behind the chair, and into the recess by the fireside, and at the dark nook yonder near the bookcase.
Adam almost shouted, starting up from his cnair and making a stride towards the door; but he turned round again, setting his back against the bookcase, and looking fiercely at Mr.