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.
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a person who as an occupation accepts bets, esp on horseraces, and pays out to winning betters
a studious or learned man; scholar. a person whose occupation is selling or publishing books. Historical Examples When Winter Comes to Main Street Grant Martin Overton The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915 Basil L. Gildersleeve Prose Fancies Richard Le Gallienne The Building of a Book Various William Sharp (Fiona Macleod) Elizabeth A. Sharp The […]
a ribbon or other marker placed between the pages of a book to mark a place. a bookplate. Digital Technology. Also called favorite. a link to a website address saved electronically in a browser to facilitate quick access to the Web page. an electronic pointer created in a computer file to facilitate quick access to […]
a match in or from a matchbook.
an automobile, small truck, or trailer constructed to carry books and serve as a traveling library, as for communities where libraries are not accessible. Contemporary Examples James Lee Burke Talks About His Fiction, History, and the American Dream David Masciotra July 19, 2014 noun (US & Canadian) a vehicle providing lending library facilities Also called […]