[ US /ˈbʊkˌkeɪs/ ]
[ UK /bˈʊkke‍ɪs/ ]
  1. a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books
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How To Use bookcase In A Sentence

  • We chuckled together as she stood and reached up to the top shelf of a grand bookcase in the corner.
  • Along the walls are bookcases filled with books he never knew existed.
  • The bookcases are handsome things assembled from varnished plywood.
  • The lower portions of the bookcase doors have panels of crotch mahogany set within cross-grained and mitred satinwood surrounds.
  • Foster's office bookcase contains about equal numbers of books on chemistry and on accountancy.
  • Such is the case with the labeled tambour desk-and-bookcase illustrated above, now safely in the Museum in Augusta.
  • He's made a real pig's ear of that bookcase he was supposed to be making.
  • Bookcases filled with tomes of indecipherable writing lined the walls of the library.
  • Along with other large case pieces, desks-and-bookcases were often covered with herringbone-patterned veneer in exotic woods or tortoiseshell.
  • That selfish student always appropriates the biggest bookcase and desk.
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