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- noun rare One who
mansa booth, such as at a fairor (historically) a Thing.
- noun A
corn merchant, especially one in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
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From booth + man. Cognate with Scots buthman ("a shop-keeper"). In some cases, such as translations of Norse sagas, use of the word (to mean "one who mans a booth") was probably reinforced by the cognate Old Norse búðarmaðr (Icelandic búðarmaður).
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