bookend

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noun book·end \-ˌend\

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 English Language Learners

bookend

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noun book·end \-ˌend\

Definition of bookend for English Language Learners

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


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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