meaning of bookcase

bookcase meaning in General Dictionary

an incident with racks for keeping publications esp one with glazed doorways

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  • a bit of furniture with racks for storing publications
  • A case with shelves for holding publications, esp. one with glazed doors.

bookcase meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1726, from guide (n.) + situation (n.2). A classic English term for this was bocfodder.


bookcase meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A case with shelves for holding publications, esp. one with glazed doorways.


Sentence Examples with the word bookcase

I was permitted to spend a part of each day in the Institution library, and to wander from bookcase to bookcase, and take down whatever book my fingers lighted upon.

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