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verb accuse, arrest, chronicle, docket, engage, enter, enumerate, file, index, inscribe, insert, list, log, make an entry, mark down, note, order, post, prefer charges, record, register, report, schedule, seize legally, tabulate, take into custody, write down
See also: document, employ, engage, enroll, file, hire, program, publication, record, register, retain, script, set down

BOOK. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed; but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
     2. The copyright, (q. v.) or exclusive right to print and publish a book, may be secured to the author and his assigns for the term of twenty- eight years; and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years, by complying with the conditions of the act of Congress; one of which is, that he shall, within three months after publication, deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of the same to the clerk of the said district. Act of February 3, 1831. 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2223.

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In December of 2006, MyPublisher's BookMaker software was chosen by the Wall Street Journal as "the best" in a test of 3 top photo book makers, citing BookMaker as "intuitive," with "easy-to-use software" and "the highest quality end product.
The incentives a bookmaker offers you to bet in accumulators will cost them a tiny fraction of the extra profits they expect to make if you bet in accumulators.
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Orbis's pioneering OpenBet software platform, deployed by the world's leading bookmakers, is a complete gambling solution, with customers able to bet on all channels and all products from a single account, all controlled via a single back-office.
Orbis Technology is a pioneer in the design and development of online gambling systems providing the OpenBet(TM) single account, single solution technology to leading bookmakers and broadcasters worldwide.
Musselburgh yesterday became the first Scottish course to send licences to bookmakers, with the remainder set to follow suit in the next few days.
7 million to be issued upon BookMaker meeting established performance milestones through 1997.
Surf 'n' Print turns standard 8 1/2" x 11" pages into easy-to-handle 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" digest-size booklets, but BookMaker believes many of its users will want the variety of booklet sizes and types available in the full-feature ClickBook software.
In return for a commercially driven fee to bet on course, bookmakers will have a minimum 40 years' security of tenure for pitches at the seven venues owned or managed by Arena.
Unlike with Pricewise selections, where some bookmakers (admirably) guarantee a price for a certain length of time, there would be no obligation to hold any price, so if a proven winner asks for pounds 50 at 10-1 there would be nothing to stop the traders slashing the price immediately - a small risk for a potentially excellent 'mark'.
Would he have preferred it if every bookmaker offered 50-1 each-way?