Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An unlawful bargain; traffic in which money is extorted as discount.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete An unlawful bargain; traffic in which money is exported as discount.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete An unlawful bargain; traffic in which money is exported as discount.

Etymologies

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Old French chevance property, equivalent to chevisance, from chevir to accomplish. See chevisance.

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