Origin of bookmaker
Related formsbook·mak·ing, noun, adjective
Examples from the Web for bookmaker
Big British bookmaker Coral has suspended betting on Kate announcing she is pregnant again before the end of this month.
Irish bookmaker Paddy Power funded the trips to the Hermit Kingdom, but stopped after Kim Jong-Un purged his uncle.
I guess Old Man Curry is the only owner here who ain't doin' business with some bookmaker or other.Old Man Curry|Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
But you cannot object to being asked how many minutes of a bookmaker's time is worth two hours of an astronomer's?Preface to Androcles and the Lion|George Bernard Shaw
He has communications with a bookmaker who finds Boulogne a salubrious residence.Lost Leaders|Andrew Lang
But Vandeuvres pointed her out a bookmaker, once a shopman in a fancy repository, who had made three million francs in two years.
By return of post came the desired release from the bookmaker, and Mr. Arundel handed it to the boy with a pleasant smile.Chatterbox, 1906|Various