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- n. Plural form of bookhouse.
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The Frank Reade Company, the Beadles, and other cheap bookhouses made immense fortunes, and received a very large proportion of the pocket money of boys from Maine to Texas.
The iron-jawed Margarito was a 4-1 favorite at several Las Vegas bookhouses in the days leading up to the fight, but was knocked down twice.