Definition of Bookstand

1. n. A place or stand for the sale of books in the streets; a bookstall.



Definition of Bookstand

1. Noun. A small stall where books are sold ¹

2. Noun. A rack for holding books; a bookrack ¹

3. Noun. A stand, made for holding books open ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bookstand

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bookstand

booksellers
bookselling
booksellings
booksful
bookshelf
bookshelves
bookshop
bookshops
booksie
booksier
booksiest
bookstaff
bookstaffs
bookstall
bookstalls
bookstand (current term)
bookstands
bookstave
bookstaves
bookstore
bookstores
booksy
bookware
bookwise
bookwork
bookworks
bookworm
bookwormish
bookworms
bookwormy

Literary usage of Bookstand

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Catalogue of Pictures, Statues, Busts, Antique Columns, Bronzes, Fragments by John Waldie (1859)
"The sixth, or central bookstand, contains 147 volumes entirely of History. ... The seventh bookstand contains 52 volumes entirely relative to the Fine Arts, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1880)
"My maid and I had unpacked the terrible bookstand for, as we fondly hoped, the last time. Its diabolical propensity to evil induced it, on taking its ..."

3. Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates (1900)
"The keeper of the bookstand abandoned his counter, his would-be customers lighting cigarettes and leaning up against trucks and stacks of luggage to wait ..."

4. Five Months in the Argentine from a Woman's Point of View, 1918 to 1919 by Katherine Sophie Dreier (1920)
"Here it was that Juana Rouco had her little bookstand, selling pamphlets and ... A laundress by trade, I do not know whether her bookstand supported her ..."

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