bookland

noun

ˈbu̇ˌkland
: land granted by a book or charter in Anglo-Saxon England

Word History

Etymology

translation of Old English bōcland

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bookland was before the 12th century

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“Bookland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bookland. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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