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- n. A traveller.
- n. A merchant in the East (so called because merchants were formerly the chief travellers).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A traveler.
- n. A merchant; -- so called in the East because merchants were formerly the chief travelers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the East, a merchant; a rich gentleman; a European gentleman.