bookstallnoun [ C ]uk /ˈbʊk.stɔːl/ us /ˈbʊk.stɑːl/ mainly UK
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Examples from literature
- As he turned away from the moving carriage the evening papers had just arrived at the bookstalls.
- He came opposite the bookstalls and stopped short and stared with unseeing eyes at the display of popular literature.
- IT is interesting, though ill-mannered, to watch other people at a railway bookstall and guess their choice of literature from their outward appearance.
- Other crowds collected at the bookstalls, and the bookstall keeper was eying with dislike men who were under the impression that they were in a free library.
- The clergyman seized a handful of newspapers from the bookstall.