Definition of bookrest in English:

bookrest

Line breaks: book|rest

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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