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Definition of "bookstand" []

  • A small counter where books are sold. (noun)
  • A bookrack. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bookstand" in a sentence
  • "The team lost after designing a ropey beach bookstand for those people who can't be bothered to hold a Stieg Larsson paperback."
  • "But, I suppose much like Zalman and his brother Chaim, who would soon follow, I needed something more concrete so took my mother's suggestion of reading the Bible, which was on our bookstand in the living room next to her copies of The Reader's Digest."
  • "Dustin Aksland for The Wall Street Journal On the second floor, a nook off the media room has a round Biedermeyer table with Frank Lloyd Wright barrel chairs and is topped by a spinning bookstand just like Jefferson, who liked to read several books at a time."