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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    a picture which is taken, usually by a smartphone or a similar device, of somebody with a bookshelf or bookshelves behind them
    Do we love reading and books at St Martin’s? Check out our Shelfies and you will find the answer…
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/11/2013
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    2
    a picture which is taken, usually by a smartphone or a similar device, of a bookshelf or bookshelvesSubmitted from United Kingdom on 19/11/2013

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