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 Meanings and Examples of MERCHANT
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merchant
 n.  one who traffics on a large scale, especially with foreign countries; trafficker; trader
Classic Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
1  He is the magician who needs but to wink when passing a fishmonger's or a wine merchant's.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
2  That is to say, you would have seen merchant Likhachev losing a pile of money at play.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER X
3  Time was when Ivan Potapitch was a merchant worth half a million roubles.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
4  It's that dog of a merchant, Abdulin.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT I
5  I'll levy a hundred pounds of wax from every damned merchant.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
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6  The officers and the people are all out on the street and I set the fashion for them and the merchant's daughter and I flirted.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
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7  To his most honorable, illustrious financial Excellency, from the merchant Abdulin.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
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8  Not one merchant, not one contractor has been able to impose on me.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT V
9  must have been a merchant's son.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXV
10  The cavalry, on entering a merchant's house that had been abandoned and finding there stabling more than sufficient for their horses, went on, all the same, to the next house which seemed to them better.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVI
11  Pierre and thirteen others were moved to the coach house of a merchant's house near the Crimean bridge.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IX
12  "I have found out everything, your excellency: the Rostovs are staying at the merchant Bronnikov's house, in the Square not far from here, right above the Volga," said the courier.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIV
13  Order is not yet restored and not a single merchant is carrying on trade in a lawful manner.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER X
14  A bloodstained knife was found under the old merchant's pillow.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XIII
15  I was a merchant, my dear brothers, and had much property.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence:
1  PayPal is the safer, easier way to make an online payment or set up a merchant account.
2  The merchant decided to use camels to carry his goods across the desert.
3  The merchant thought of his competitor as interloper who was stealing away his trade.
4  The scrap merchant has a machine which crushes cars.
5  There's been a big reduction in the size of the British merchant fleet in recent years.
6  Obama, in summation, is acting just like the abject puppet of the Wall Street merchants.