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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 book·mak·er /ˈbʊkˌmekɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Book·mak·er n.
 1. One who writes and publishes books; especially, one who gathers his materials from other books; a compiler.
 2. Horse Racing A betting man who “makes a book.”  See To make a book, under Book, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a maker of books; someone who edits or publishes or binds
      2: a gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse
         races) [syn: bookie]