Definition of Bookmaking

1. Noun. The art or profession of determining odds and receiving and paying off bets, especially bets on the outcome of sporting events. ¹



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Definition of Bookmaking

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bookmaking

booklike
bookling
booklings
booklist
booklists
booklore
booklores
booklouse
booklover
booklovers
booklung
booklungs
bookly
bookmaker
bookmakers
bookmaking (current term)
bookmakings
bookman
bookmark
bookmarkable
bookmarked
bookmarker
bookmarkers
bookmarking
bookmarklet
bookmarklets
bookmarks
bookmate
bookmates
bookmen

Literary usage of Bookmaking

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1. Transactions of the Bibliographical Society by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"The churchwardens' books and other similar accounts help us in a measure to estimate the cost of bookmaking and bookbinding and to understand how, ..."

2. The Lamp by Charles Scribner's Sons (1903)
"TYPOGRAPHY AND bookmaking BY FREDERIC SHERMAN AS an example of fine bookmaking the Riverside edition of Spenser's "Prothalamion and Epithalamion" ranks ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1876)
"THE BYWAYS OF bookmaking. EVERT literature possesses a body of rules teaching the poet and the dramatist what to avoid ; and an ingenious Frenchman once ..."

4. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1877)
"In an exposition of betting and bookmaking there is much to be said which must be new and interesting to the general public. There are few outside the ..."

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