book·​shop | \ ˈbu̇k-ˌshäp How to pronounce bookshop (audio) \

Definition of bookshop

Examples of bookshop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The story follows London bookshop owner John Cole, who finds himself at a dilapidated house after his car breaks down on the side of an isolated road. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 13 May 2022 Nearby, on the corner of Boulevard de Montparnasse and Rue de Chevreuse, is Tschann Librairie, a literary bookshop founded by a couple in 1929. Washington Post, 7 Jan. 2022 During boarding school in Washington, D.C., the highlight of my weekends was going to a bookshop in Georgetown. New York Times, 21 Apr. 2022 The book begins in 1965 with the 14-year-old Jim caught for stealing a few Mad magazines from a Glasgow bookshop. Barton Swaim, WSJ, 12 May 2022 The Brooklynite wanted to open a bookshop in her hometown to spark her creativity and pursue her passion for books — an interest ignited by her mother’s love for literature. Yara Simón,, 12 May 2022 Next month, the Little Professor bookshop in Homewood will hold its first local author showcase. Shauna Stuart |, al, 21 Apr. 2022 Housed on the ground floor of a 1930s apartment block, still with its original elevator, across the hallway is the equally delightful cafe and bookshop Sufi, invariably packed with a mixture of students and expats. Sarah Turner, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2022 Reading in the bookshop turned into Brohi learning 5 different languages and trekking home and translating books to her cousins in their native tongue. Sofia Krusmark, The Arizona Republic, 28 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bookshop

1765, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jul 2022

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“Bookshop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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