Definition of Pressmark

1. Noun. A mark consisting of characters written on a book; used to indicate shelf location.

Exact synonyms: Call Mark, Call Number
Generic synonyms: Mark



Definition of Pressmark

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pressmark

pressie
pressies
pressing
pressingly
pressings
pressiometer
pression
pressions
pressirostral
pressitant
pressive
presskit
presskits
pressly
pressman
pressmark (current term)
pressmarks
pressmaster
pressmasters
pressmen
pressor
pressors
pressotherapy
presspack
presspacked
presspacking
presspacks
presspeople
pressperson
presspersons

Literary usage of Pressmark

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Works, 1608-1631: Of Willoughby by Alfoed, Lincolnshire; President of by John Smith, Edward Arber (1895)
"BM pressmark, G. 7037. V The engravings of the Duchess of RICHMOND and ... Without any name of author, and \vith a new Preface by BFBM pressmark, 534. a. ..."

2. Works, 1608-1631: Of Willoughby by Alfoed, Lincolnshire; President of by John Smith, Edward Arber (1895)
"BM pressmark, G. 7037. V The engravings of the Duchess of RICHMOND and MATOAKA ... The same te«t issued with a fresh title page. BM pressmark, 601 ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"Mus. pressmark °£±2) This also is mainly incorporated in The Modern ... Mus. pressmark 1251. g. 19. 20). In the preface to this some account is given of ..."

4. The Bookmart: A Monthly Magazine of Literary and Library Intelligence edited by Richard Halkett (1889)
"The pressmark of the Bodleian copy is M. 5. 2. Art. It is imperfect, ... The copy in the Library of Lincoln College, Oxford, pressmark G. viii. ..."

5. Reprinted Glossaries by Walter William Skeat (1879)
"Mus. pressmark °£LL2*) This also is mainly incorporated in The Modern Husbandman ... Mus. pressmark 1251. g. 19. 20). In the preface to this some account is ..."

6. Old Country and Farming Words: Gleaned from Agricultural Books by James Britten (1880)
"Mus. pressmark Tif!) This also is mainly incorporated in The Modern ... Mus. pressmark 1251. g. 19. 20). In the preface to this some account is given of ..."

7. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"(Brit Mus. pressmark T^-i4) This also is mainly incorporated in T/tc ... Mus. pressmark 1251. g. 19. 20). In the preface to this some account is given of ..."

8. An Eight-century Latin-Anglo-Saxon Glossary: Preserved in the Library of by Corpus Christi College (University of Cambridge). Library, Jan Hendrik Hessels (1890)
"(7) Underneath this pressmark follow some letters or words (here represented by ... And by this pressmark it was very likely indicated in the List of Books ..."

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