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 for booking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Book \Book\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Booked (b[oo^]kt); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Booking.]
     1. To enter, write, or register in a book or list.
        [1913 Webster]
              Let it be booked with the rest of this day's deeds.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To enter the name of (any one) in a book for the purpose
        of securing a passage, conveyance, or seat; to reserve[2];
        also, to make an arrangement for a reservation; as, to be
        booked for Southampton; to book a seat in a theater; to
        book a reservation at a restaurant.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
     3. To mark out for; to destine or assign for; as, he is
        booked for the valedictory. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]
              Here I am booked for three days more in Paris.
        [1913 Webster]
     4. to make an official record of a charge against (a suspect
        in a crime); -- performed by police.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: employment for performers or performing groups that lasts
           for a limited period of time; "the play had bookings
           throughout the summer" [syn: engagement, booking]
      2: the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the
         services of (a person or group); "wondered who had made the
         booking" [syn: booking, reservation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "booking":
     appointment, bespeaking, borscht circuit, briefing, cataloging,
     chronicling, circuit, date, employment, engagement, enlistment,
     enrollment, entering, entry, hiring, impanelment, indexing,
     inscribing, inscription, insertion, inventorying, listing, logging,
     matriculation, playing engagement, posting, preengagement,
     record keeping, recordation, recording, register, registration,
     registry, reservation, retainment, run, stand, tabulation,
     taking on, tour, vaudeville circuit

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