bookstall
noun Date: 1800 1. a stall where books are sold 2. chiefly British newsstand

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bookstall — Book stall , n. A stall or stand where books are sold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bookstall — [book′stôl΄] n. 1. a stand, booth, or counter, often one outdoors, where books are sold 2. Brit. a newsstand …   English World dictionary

  • bookstall — [[t]b ʊkstɔːl[/t]] bookstalls 1) N COUNT A bookstall is a long table from which books and magazines are sold, for example at a conference or in a street market. 2) N COUNT A bookstall is a small shop with an open front where books and magazines… …   English dictionary

  • bookstall — UK [ˈbʊkˌstɔːl] / US [ˈbʊkˌstɔl] noun [countable] Word forms bookstall : singular bookstall plural bookstalls British a) a small shop with an open front that sells books, newspapers, and magazines, for example at a railway station b) a temporary… …   English dictionary

  • bookstall — /book stawl /, n. 1. a stand, booth, or stall at which books are sold, usually secondhand. 2. Brit. a newsstand. [1790 1800; BOOK + STALL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bookstall — noun A table with enclosed sides, for displaying books for sale …   Wiktionary

  • bookstall — book|stall [ˈbuksto:l US sto:l] n BrE a small shop that has an open front and sells books and magazines, often at a railway station American Equivalent: newsstand …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bookstall — book|stall [ buk,stɔl ] noun count BRITISH a small store with an open front that sells books, newspapers, and magazines, for example at a train station a. a temporary place for selling books, for example in a market or at a RUMMAGE SALE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bookstall — n. bookseller s stall; newsstand (British) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bookstall — noun a kiosk where books, magazines, etc. are sold …   English new terms dictionary

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