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dealer

1. a person or firm engaged in commercial purchase and sale; trader
2. Cards the person who distributes the cards
3. Slang a person who sells illegal drugs
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The dealer appearing at the appointed hour, Khacan found the slave beautiful beyond his expectations, and immediately gave her the name of "The Fair Persian.
Being a man of great wisdom and learning, he perceived in the short conversation he had with her that he would seek in vain another slave to surpass her in any of the qualities required by the king, and therefore asked the dealer what price the merchant put upon her.
Khacan, who was better able to judge of her merits than the dealer, wishing to bring the matter to a conclusion, sent for the merchant, and said to him, "It is not for myself that I wish to buy your slave, but for the king.
Noureddin, convinced at length of the truth of her words, yielded, and reluctantly led her to the slave market, where, showing her to a dealer named Hagi Hassan, he inquired her value.
Every dealer had the same remark to make--to wit, no room.
It relates to a dealer in curiosities with whom he lived, and in whom I am earnestly and warmly interested.
The same dealer heard of me, and said he thought he knew one place where I should do well.
He all in confusion made answer, "Sirs, I am a poor pig dealer, and this morning I left the village to sell (saving your presence) four pigs, and between dues and cribbings they got out of me little less than the worth of them.
As soon as she was gone Sancho said to the cattle dealer, whose tears were already starting and whose eyes and heart were following his purse, "Good fellow, go after that woman and take the purse from her, by force even, and come back with it here;" and he did not say it to one who was a fool or deaf, for the man was off like a flash of lightning, and ran to do as he was bid.
That evening, on reaching Paris, I saw Monsieur Cassette, dealer in walking-sticks and umbrellas, and wrote to my friend:
Seed dealers play an increasingly critical role matching new hybrids to climate, soil type, tillage practices and the grower's targeted end-use.
This past year MTNA and the Retail Print Music Dealers Association (RPMDA) jointly developed outreach initiatives to strengthen the relationship between independent music teachers and local music dealers.