Definition of bookcase
: a piece of furniture consisting of shelves to hold books
Recent Examples of bookcase from the Web
Brick wallpaper and metal pipe bookcases give his room an industrial feel while gray curtains trimmed with basketball orange and an animal hide rug give the room a unique style.
Some manufacturers are making slim stations that look like home furniture, like the Realspace Merido computer tower, ($189.99, www.officedepot.com), or that look like bookcases, such as one from Monarch Specialties ($139.99 www.officedepot.com).
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The pair of 1904 Olympic medals found tucked away in a bookcase in Northeast Ohio sold at auction for $162,517.
Shoppers who do their homework can get a great price and have their BILLY bookcase in three days, flat.
For example, the site reports, a $65 KALLAX bookcase is available with Prime shipping on Amazon for $140, while the same unit plus the delivery fee totals $264 on IKEA.com.
The floating style bookcases were designed by Phillipe Starck, there’s an Arne Jacobsen leather egg chair for reading, and the colorful walls come in the form of murals created by Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes.
Weidner concentrates mostly on small projects, from birdhouses to bookcases.
The cabinets were made in the 1810s and 1820s: a secretary, or desk/bookcase combo, and a day bed.
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First Known Use of bookcase
BOOKCASE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bookcase for English Language Learners
: a piece of furniture with shelves to hold books
BOOKCASE Defined for Kids
Definition of bookcase for Students
: a set of shelves to hold books
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