Definition of bookrest in English:

bookrest

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noun

British
  • An adjustable support for an open book on a table.
    More example sentences
    • The lectern developed in the 13th century into its most distinctive form with the bookrest modelled as an eagle with outstretched wings.
    • The entire piece was repainted sometime prior to 1980, and the wood bookrests may be replacements.
    • Use this solid bookrest for different applications such as display props, paper props, and much more!

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