pressmark

noun
press·​mark | \ˈpres-ˌmärk \

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

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press entry 1 (closet)

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