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bookend

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noun book·end \-ˌend\

Simple Definition of bookend

  • : something placed at the end of a row of books to hold them up

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bookend

  1. :  a support placed at the end of a row of books

Examples of bookend in a sentence

  1. a pair of bookends shaped like horses

  2. He used an empty flowerpot as a bookend.



1907

First Known Use of bookend

1907


BOOKEND Defined for Kids

bookend

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noun book·end \ˈbu̇k-ˌend\

Definition of bookend for Students

  1. :  a support at the end of a row of books to keep them standing up





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