book-keeper


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book-keeper

[ˈbʊkˌkiːpəʳ] ncontabile m/f
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Formerly book-keeper at the Treasury, when that establishment kept its books by double entry, the Sieur Saillard was compensated for the loss of that position by his appointment as cashier of a ministry.
It is not a matter of such complete and utter improbability as some sober people may think, that he would have followed them out, had he not been restrained by what passed between the fat lady and her book-keeper.
When I booked my place at the coach office I had had 'Box Seat' written against the entry, and had given the book-keeper half-a-crown.
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.
There, too, among unusual bottle-racks and pale slants of light from the yard above, was the strong room stored with old ledgers, which had as musty and corrupt a smell as if they were regularly balanced, in the dead small hours, by a nightly resurrection of old book-keepers.
Mr Clarke, 81, was a retired mechanic, while his 78-year-old wife was a retired book-keeper.
Caldwell, of Queens Road, Southport, joined Highneal as a book-keeper in 2001 and quickly impressed bosses.
Colin Spinks, from the Fraud Investigation Service at HMRC, said: "Lea was in a position of responsibility as a book-keeper and knew he was breaking the law by exploiting the tax system.
Mum and gran Suzanne, 69, a retired freelance book-keeper from Potto, near Stokesley, said: "The airport has the longest runway, a better weather record and better road and rail links for both passengers and freight and than its competitors Leeds-Bradford and Newcastle.
CLUES 1 Heather Bacon, who was not formerly a book-keeper, doesn't sell postcards or antique dolls on her stall.
The retired book-keeper was found guilty of the breach by South Tyneside magistrates last September with the sentence deferred to this week.
The retired book-keeper has breached the order eight times and was given a jail sentence for it in 2001.