Definition of bookshelf
: an open shelf for holding books
Recent Examples of bookshelf from the Web
C'mon, Dan Humphrey stocking bookshelves by day and killing people by night?
After the bookshelf was opened, the video shows, Gilbert Boiser, an investigator for the Commission on Human Rights, asked Domingo to explain the presence of people in the hidden cell.
Superglue is great for fixing busted bookshelves, suitcase wheels, and—of course—shoes.
After prying open the bookshelf and lambasting police officers on camera, Boiser and his CHR colleagues got ready to leave.
Hebrew and Arabic versions are to hit bookshelves in Israel and the Palestinian territories later this week.
A large bookshelf caught their attention and behind it agents found a hidden passageway to a room filled with Nazi imagery.
Holderby keeps two photos of Suzie, placed on a bookshelf in her dining room.
The second living area could be used as a media room or bunk room with a wall of built in bunks, entertainment center, and built in desk with bookshelves.
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First Known Use of bookshelf
BOOKSHELF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bookshelf for English Language Learners
: a shelf that is used for books
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