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Bargainer  n.  One who makes a bargain; sometimes in the sense of bargainor.

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"Bargainer" Quotes from Famous Books

... judgment which enables some men to inspire their lieutenants rather than categorically to instruct them. All the sordid side of his political games he managed in this way. He did not appear himself as the bargainer. In the shameful eagerness of most of the politicians to find offices for their retainers, Seward was conspicuous by contrast. Even the Cabinet was not free from this vice of catering to the thirsty horde.(5) Alone, at this ...
— Lincoln • Nathaniel Wright Stephenson

... last chattel, all that was now a blank. But his hoards, his chattels, were all that were now worth while, and the miser clamored for them, and them only. Vengeance, however, is an ironical bargainer. Vengeance kept her pay, and "abhorred Styx, the flood of deadly hate," had dried and left a stranded soul, parched by avarice. Driscoll was moved by ...
— The Missourian • Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

... learning the facts of the case, he allowed an extra sum to secure us from loss. The subsequent position of affairs, he said, was not contemplated by either party when the contract was made. A great and a good man was Edgar Thomson, a close bargainer for the Pennsylvania Railroad, but ever mindful of the fact that the spirit of the law was ...
— Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie • Andrew Carnegie

... dared to say that every dog could not have his day among the Crows, as there would not be enough days to go round; but surely never on earth was such a canine chorus. It gave one a respect for Crow nerves. Let me add, as a Yankee, my veneration for the Crow as a bargainer, and you will have the most salient ideas I carried away from this medley of dogs, horses, sullen, lounging braves with pipes, naked children warmly clad with dirt, hideous squaws, skin lodges, medicine-staffs gay with bead and feathers, and stenches ...
— Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 26, July 1880. • Various

Words linked to "Bargainer" :   dealer, slop-seller, mercer, stock trader, barrow-boy, cutler, ironmonger, stamp dealer, treater, bibliopole, hardwareman, negotiator, fishmonger, horse trader, negotiant, draper, trader, art dealer, barterer, haggler, cheesemonger, seedsman, slopseller, merchandiser, seedman

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