Last modified on 28 May 2014, at 16:40

bookstave

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle English bocstaf, bocstaff (letter, written character), from Old English bōcstæf (letter, written symbol). Compare modern Norwegian, Swedish bokstav / Danish bogstav, modern German Buchstabe.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bookstave (plural bookstaves)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of bookstaff "letter, alphabetic symbol". See bookstaff.