Bookie



bookmaker (def 1).
Historical Examples

The Big Fix George Oliver Smith
The Garden of Eden Max Brand
Boy Woodburn Alfred Ollivant
Boy Woodburn Alfred Ollivant
Boy Woodburn Alfred Ollivant
Boy Woodburn Alfred Ollivant
Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
The Angel and the Author – and Others Jerome K. Jerome
A Man of Means P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill
The Garden of Eden Max Brand

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(informal) short for bookmaker
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