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Noun: bookmaker  'bûk,mey-ku(r)
  1. A maker of books; someone who edits, publishes or binds books
  2. A gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races)
    - bookie [informal], turf accountant [Brit]

Derived forms: bookmakers

Type of: gambler, maker, shaper

Encyclopedia: Bookmaker