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bookrest

(ˈbʊkˌrɛst)
n
(Furniture) a cradle for holding an open book so that it may be read comfortably
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bookrest

[ˈbʊkrest] Natril m
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On top of the orange-box, flanked by two bronze bookrests in the form of sleeping lions, were other volumes presented to him on school prize days and for good attendance at the Sunday School classes: Midshipman Easy, Last of the Mohicans, Tom Brown's Schooldays, Pickwick Papers, a gold-leafed Bible and three Common Prayer books.