bookrest

bookrest
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: a support that holds a book while it is being read

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/book"rest'/, n.
a support for an open book, usually holding it at a slight angle.
[1865-70; BOOK + REST1]

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bookˈrest noun
A support for a book, a bookstand
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Main Entry:book

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bookrest UK [ˈbʊkˌrest] US noun [countable] [singular bookrest plural bookrests]
a frame for holding a book so that you do not need to use your hands
Thesaurus: describing books and relating to bookshyponym parts of booksmeronym

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