book men

bookman

[book-muhn, -man]
noun, plural bookmen [book-muhn, -men] .
1.
a studious or learned man; scholar.
2.
a person whose occupation is selling or publishing books.

Origin:
1575–85; book + -man

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bookman

noun
a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines [syn: scholar
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