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a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank

the person in charge of the bank in a gambling game

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Sanders's banker, too, became uneasy on one occasion and requested him to call at the bank.
The banker strolled slowly along Pall Mall and passed through the portals of an august-looking club.
The bankers will give you back your Confession--just as they have received it from me--on receipt of an order in my handwriting.
But there was not a face that passed in or out, which this man failed to see; not a gesture at any one of the three tables that was lost upon him; not a word, spoken by the bankers, but reached his ear; not a winner or loser he could not have marked.
Bankers, farmers, sailors, cotton-planters, brokers, merchants, watermen, magistrates, elbowed each other in the most free-and-easy way.
Margaret replied, "Certainly not; meet me at the bankers at four.
The phoenix was to let, on this elevated perch, when Mr Dorrit, who had lately succeeded to his property, mentioned to his bankers that he wished to discover a lady, well-bred, accomplished, well connected, well accustomed to good society, who was qualified at once to complete the education of his daughters, and to be their matron or chaperon.
The hand of the banker went vaguely to his chin, and from there fell to his pearl pin, which he hastily covered.
Prince's place, and that a certain young banker had been very attentive to Christie.
A Billiard-maker, whose skill was immense, Might perhaps have won more than his share-- But a Banker, engaged at enormous expense, Had the whole of their cash in his care.
The soldier glared, for a Dogra is of other caste than a Sikh, and the banker tittered.
He, of course, was just simply a banker, a very distinguished, a very influential, and a very impeccable banker.
As she swept silently into the room she impressed me with a greater sense of grief than the banker had done in the morning, and it was the more striking in her as she was evidently a woman of strong character, with immense capacity for self-restraint.
For he never travelled without a case of swords, with which he had fought many brilliant duels, or without a corresponding case for his mandolin, with which he had actually serenaded Miss Ethel Harrogate, the highly conventional daughter of a Yorkshire banker on a holiday.
At last we were getting something positive, and yet it seemed a long gap between an absconding banker and Captain Peter Carey pinned against the wall with one of his own harpoons.