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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Furniture
bookcasebook‧case /ˈbʊk-keɪs/ ●○○ noun [countable]  DHFa piece of furniture with shelves to hold books
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bookcaseHigh bookcases lined the library walls and stood between the windows, each topped with a marble bust.He opened the windows and turned on the fan in his bookcase.She was lifting it into its accustomed place on the top of his bookcase when he came in.Foster's office bookcase contains about equal numbers of books on chemistry and on accountancy.I took a chair by the bookcase.He bought a dresser, a pair of night tables, two bookcases for his books and records.The tiny room was jammed with bookcases, papers, posters, an aquarium and a computer.
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