[ noun ] a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
Used in print(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
This happens on the grocer 's shelf or in your kitchen .(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)
He observed the Florentine vase in the hall , the Renoir painting in the library , as_well_as the long shelves of well-bound volumes ; the pattern of the Oriental rug , the delicate cut-glass chandelier .(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)
Without comment he opened the closet and from its shelves constructed a highboard around the egg case which he had placed on the floor inside .