Definition of bookstall in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʊkstɔːl/


chiefly British
A stand where books and sometimes newspapers are sold, especially out of doors or at a railway station.
Example sentences
  • A good number of members joined and the room was greatly appreciated by those who lived in outside places, away from the railway, bookstalls and newsagents.
  • He came to have bookstalls on virtually every railway station in the land, and thus sold vast quantities of books, newspapers, and magazines.
  • Bibliophiles can always go to some of the older bookstalls specialising in second-hand books just off Brigade Road or on Avenue Road.

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