Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
1_million_words

Word of the Day 07/31/21 Bibliopole

Bibliopole (noun)
bibliopole [ bib-lee-uh-pohl ]


noun
1. a bookseller, especially a dealer in rare or used books.

Also bib·li·op·o·list [bib-lee-op-uh-list].

OTHER WORDS FROM BIBLIOPOLE
bib·li·o·pol·ic [bib-lee-uh-pol-ik], bib·li·o·pol·i·cal, bib·li·o·po·lar, adjective
bib·li·o·pol·i·cal·ly, adverb
bib·li·op·o·lism [bib-lee-op-uh-liz-uhm], bib·li·op·o·ly, noun
bib·li·op·o·lis·tic, adjective

Origin: 1765–75; < Latin bibliopōla < Greek bibliopṓlēs (biblio-biblio- + pōl- (stem of pōleîsthai to sell) + -ēs agentive suffix)

HOW TO USE BIBLIOPOLE IN A SENTENCE
If I had the poetic vein, I would indite a pendant to Byron's iambics to that enlightened bibliopole.
GUY LIVINGSTONE;|GEORGE A. LAWRENCE

Thus, after a search of many weeks, the Western bibliopole succeeded in obtaining a well-thumbed specimen of the precious work.
THE HUMBUGS OF THE WORLD|P. T. BARNUM

Indeed, an enterprising bibliopole was lately offering 'useful old books,' etc., at 3s.
THE BOOK-HUNTER IN LONDON|WILLIAM ROBERTS

This bibliopole's relatives still carry on business in this street, school-books being with them a speciality.
THE BOOK-HUNTER IN LONDON|WILLIAM ROBERTS

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
Subscribe

  • A to Z Challenge

    Here’s the rules: 1) 100 words or 1 graphic for each letter of the alphabet. It’s that easy. And perk – It’s the alphabet you know what’s coming if…

  • Nearly Spooky Monday

    Happy Monday! How has October been treating you so far? Finally have dropped down out of triple digits here for a bit. As much as I hate being cold,…

  • A to Z Challenge

    Here’s the rules: 1) 100 words or 1 graphic for each letter of the alphabet. It’s that easy. And perk – It’s the alphabet you know what’s coming if…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments