meaning of bookstall

bookstall meaning in General Dictionary

A stall or remain in which publications can be purchased

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  • a shop where books can be purchased
  • A stall or stay in which books are sold.

bookstall meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A stall or stay where publications can be bought.


Sentence Examples with the word bookstall

Forty times, it is said, he read through the Metaphysics of Aristotle, till the words were imprinted on his memory; but their meaning was hopelessly obscure, until one day they found illumination from the little commentary by Farabi, which he bought at a bookstall for the small sum of three dirhems. So great was his joy at the discovery, thus made by help of a work from which he had expected only mystery, that he hastened to return thanks to God, and bestowed an alms upon the poor.

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