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  • verb Plural form of book-keeper.

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Examples

  • In this film there was a war and the island is like the book-keepers.

    Sound Off: Hughes Brothers' The Book of Eli - Your Thoughts? « FirstShowing.net

  • There was a nuclear war at the end and the book-keepers memorized books for when the world be rebuilt.

    Sound Off: Hughes Brothers' The Book of Eli - Your Thoughts? « FirstShowing.net

  • Ziel proves Arnold's point by utterly failing to take into his moral calculus the question of what those four new book-keepers would have been doing had they not been hired as book-keepers.

    Debating Trade, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • But for these animal observances, you might suppose the whole male portion of the company to be the melancholy ghosts of departed book-keepers, who had fallen dead at the desk: such is their weary air of business and calculation.

    American Notes for General Circulation

  • The senior book-keepers, though only salaried servants, are themselves great men; while the real partners are inscrutable, mysterious, opulent beyond measure, and altogether unknown to their customers.

    Tales of all countries

  • The sallies of his youth, far from being inordinate or criminal, never exceeded the bounds of that decent jollity which an extraordinary pot, on extraordinary occasions, may be supposed to have produced in a club of sedate book-keepers, whose imaginations were neither very warm nor luxuriant.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • Political leaders are the “book-keepers of the great necessities” Seip, 1958, but the market is the principal allocative mechanism.

    Rediscovering Institutions

  • Political leaders are the “book-keepers of the great necessities” Seip, 1958, but the market is the principal allocative mechanism.

    Rediscovering Institutions

  • Political leaders are the “book-keepers of the great necessities” Seip, 1958, but the market is the principal allocative mechanism.

    Rediscovering Institutions

  • The most meticulous of book-keepers would abandon his records when his life was at risk, and if he had time to take anything but his life with him, he would certainly snatch up the most precious of his goods, and let the parchments go.

    An Excellent Mystery

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