- n. alternative spelling of horsetrader.
“And I remember, on a time, long after the drift when we brought the barley into India, that I came down into India, a horse-trader, with many servants and a long caravan at my back, and that at that time they were worshipping Bodhisatwa.”
“An expert horse-trader and arm-twister in the tradition of his hometown politics, the jowly, 6-foot-2 lawmaker from Illinois relished Washington gamesmanship.”
“Jean-Claude Juncker, the Luxembourg Prime Minister, might be an expert horse-trader at European summits, but has he ever addressed a joint session of the US Congress?”
“She weaves together text and argument from sources as diverse as Kipling's "Kim" (Mahbub Ali, remember, Kim's friend and sometime employer, is a horse-trader) and the Hindu epic "Ramayana," in which a horse is sacrificed after Rama, the protagonist god-king, returns from exile.”
“In the past, Kim has also run errands for Mahbub Ali, a Pathan horse-trader who works for the British secret service.”
“He had renounced his criticisms of state and society; he had given up roving as horse-trader, and wearing red mackinaws in lumber-camps; he had gone to work as engineer in Jackson”
“His partner, Mr. Benoni Stackpole, had been once a stage-driver in Arkansas, and later a horse-trader.”
“What do you mean by bringing this volume here as though I were some horse-trader?”
“That old horse-trader, possibly he had something special in mind with all this piety of his — such would not be beneath him!”
“The horse-trader, his deep, embroidered Bokhariot belt unloosed, was lying on a pair of silk carpet saddle-bags, pulling lazily at an immense silver hookah.”
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