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verb accuse, arrest, chronicle, docket, engage, enter, enumerate, file, index, inscribe, insert, list, log, make an entry, mark down, note, order, post, prefer charges, record, register, report, schedule, seize legally, tabulate, take into custody, write down
See also: document, employ, engage, enroll, file, hire, program, publication, record, register, retain, script, set down

BOOK. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed; but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
     2. The copyright, (q. v.) or exclusive right to print and publish a book, may be secured to the author and his assigns for the term of twenty- eight years; and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years, by complying with the conditions of the act of Congress; one of which is, that he shall, within three months after publication, deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of the same to the clerk of the said district. Act of February 3, 1831. 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2223.

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I have quite as great an interest in being careful of his house as you can have; and as to such alterations as I was suggesting just now, such as moving a bookcase, or unlocking a door, or even as using the billiard-room for the space of a week without playing at billiards in it, you might just as well suppose he would object to our sitting more in this room, and less in the breakfast-room, than we did before he went away, or to my sister's pianoforte being moved from one side of the room to the other.
But it was not done while Boyle was looking at the revolving bookcase.
Among other volumes of verse on the top shelf of the bookcase, of which I used to look at the outside without penetrating deeply within, were Pope's translation of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and Dryden's Virgil, pretty little tomes in tree-calf, published by James Crissy in Philadelphia, and illustrated with small copper-plates, which somehow seemed to put the matter hopelessly beyond me.
The library at Tredowen was a room of irregular shape, full of angles and recesses lined with bookcases.
He stared solemnly at a bookcase containing acCouple of hundred books.
Troy retreated to a bookcase at the further end of the room.
Looking along the row, I noticed a vacant space on the top of the bookcase at the extremity of it which was nearest to the window.
Thomas she had a bookcase in her sitting room with glass doors.
The clasp came loose and I was so afraid I'd lose it that I took it off and put it in the bookcase.
I inquired, for Marlow had stopped abruptly and kept silent in the shadow of the bookcase.
She looked at the bookcase lovingly, as if she was saying farewell to the past.
Your bookcase, Marian--your dear-little-shabby-old-satin-wood bookcase--how glad I am you brought it with you from Limmeridge