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bóc-cest

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
bóc-cest, -cist, e; -ciste, an; f.
Substitute: A receptacle for books,
of books for reading
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  • Béc of bóccystan

    codices de blibliotheca

    ,
      R. Ben. I. 83, 3.
  • Apollonius his bócciste untýnde and ásmeáde þone rǽdels æfter údwitena wísdóme,

      Ap. Th. 5, 24.
  • Bóccysta

    armaria

    ,
      An. Ox. 27, 19.
of books for sale
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  • Bóccest

    taberna (libraria ),

      Wrt. Voc. i. 22, 7.
Etymology
[Cf. O. H. Ger. buoh-faz bibliotheca.]
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  • bóc-cest, n.