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bookcase (n.)

also book-case, "case with shelves for holding books," 1726, from book (n.) + case (n.2). An Old English word for this was bocfodder.

updated on July 08, 2017

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Definitions of bookcase from WordNet

bookcase (n.)
a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.