pressmark

noun
press·​mark | \ ˈpres-ˌmärk How to pronounce pressmark (audio) \

Definition of pressmark

chiefly British
: a mark or number assigned to a book to indicate its location in a library

First Known Use of pressmark

1802, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pressmark

press entry 1 (closet)

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“Pressmark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pressmark. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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