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Definition of "library-keeper" [library-keeper]

  • The custodian of a library: formerly used for the now current librarian, 2. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "library-keeper" in a sentence
  • ""Mr. Bowles, the Bodleian library-keeper, came, and I spent most of the time showing him some of the rarities here, to his great wonder and satisfaction.""
  • "I have counted out, in the presence of Clement, steward of the household of His Holiness our Master, Salvatus the library-keeper (_librarius_), and Demetrius the reader (_lector_), 45 ducats to Francis the carpenter of"
  • "Item, I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred pounds of the like lawful money of Great Britain to the chancellor, doctors, and masters of arts of the university of Oxon, for the use and benefit of the public library of that place, and the buying into it such modern authors of principal note, as the vice-chancellor and head library-keeper for the time being shall judge both most useful and most wanting there."