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Meaning of BOOKCASE

Pronunciation:  'bûk`keys

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books

BOOKCASE is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture, shelf



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Book"case`\, n.
A case with shelves for holding books, esp. one with glazed

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