a person who makes a business of accepting the bets of others on the outcome of sports contests, especially of horse races.
a person who makes books.
Contemporary Examples

Whitey Bulger Trial Kicks Off in Boston T.J. English June 12, 2013

Historical Examples

Tales And Novels, Volume 2 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth
The Booklover and His Books Harry Lyman Koopman
Mrs. Warren’s Profession George Bernard Shaw
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue Various
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14 Elbert Hubbard
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue Various
Model Speeches for Practise Grenville Kleiser
The Life of George Borrow Herbert Jenkins
Theodore Watts-Dunton James Douglas

a person who as an occupation accepts bets, esp on horseraces, and pays out to winning betters


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