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  • n. Alternative spelling of horsetrader.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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.

    Chapter 21

  • 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.

    Dan Rostenkowski, 82; powerful committee chairman in U.S. House

  • 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?

    The Tories’ push to scupper President Blair is the highest form of flattery

  • 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.

    A People and Their Karma

  • In the past, Kim has also run errands for Mahbub Ali, a Pathan horse-trader who works for the British secret service.

    Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it « It Doesn't Have To Be Right…

  • 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

    Main Street

  • His partner, Mr. Benoni Stackpole, had been once a stage-driver in Arkansas, and later a horse-trader.

    The Titan

  • What do you mean by bringing this volume here as though I were some horse-trader?

    The Vesuvius Club

  • That old horse-trader, possibly he had something special in mind with all this piety of his — such would not be beneath him!

    The Road Leads On

  • 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.

    Kim

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