book stamp


Definition of book stamp

1 : a metal plate or die for stamping book covers
2 : a postage stamp printed for or included in a stamp booklet

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of book stamp

1819, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about book stamp

Time Traveler for book stamp

Time Traveler

The first known use of book stamp was in 1819

See more words from the same year

Statistics for book stamp

Cite this Entry

“Book stamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Comments on book stamp

What made you want to look up book stamp? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Who Knew?

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!