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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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'With the dealers,' he said, 'my friend has been a little unfortunate.
Reassure yourself, and send to the dealers, saying that you are not satisfied, and wish them to find you another slave."
They found a tree near by in a corner, and a blacksmith's forge, and a timber yard, and a dealer's in old iron.
My handsome appearance and good paces soon brought a gentleman to bid for me, and I was bought by another dealer; he tried me in all kinds of ways and with different bits, and he soon found out what I could not bear.
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.
D'Artagnan went instantly to the hay dealer and bargained with him for a hundred and fifty trusses of straw, which he obtained, at the rate of three pistoles each.
'The Sahib is a little hot and angry after riding,' the horse- dealer returned, with the leer of a privileged jester.
He stands behind the dealer and sees that same dealer give hisself four aces offen the bottom of the deck.
I bought this tear-jug of a dealer in antiquities for four hundred and fifty dollars.
Well, I went to a horse dealer's, where I saw this magnificent horse, which I have named Medeah.
'It relates to a dealer in curiosities with whom he lived, and in whom I am earnestly and warmly interested.
With intervals of Marshalsea lounging, and Mrs Bangham succession, his small second mother, aided by her trusty friend, got him into a warehouse, into a market garden, into the hop trade, into the law again, into an auctioneers, into a brewery, into a stockbroker's, into the law again, into a coach office, into a waggon office, into the law again, into a general dealer's, into a distillery, into the law again, into a wool house, into a dry goods house, into the Billingsgate trade, into the foreign fruit trade, and into the docks.