Merchant

Definition of Merchant

Mer´chant
n.1.One who traffics on a large scale, especially with foreign countries; a trafficker; a trader.
2.A trading vessel; a merchantman.
3.One who keeps a store or shop for the sale of goods; a shopkeeper.
a.1.Of, pertaining to, or employed in, trade or merchandise; as, the merchant service.
Merchant bar
certain common sizes of wrought iron and steel bars.
Merchant service
the mercantile marine of a country.
Merchant ship
a ship employed in commerce.
- Am. Cyc.
Merchant tailor
a tailor who keeps and sells materials for the garments which he makes.
v. i.1.To be a merchant; to trade.

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