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- adj. Befitting a good merchant; fair, honest, above board.
At the first glance, this transaction seemed merchantlike and fair.
"Well " if one must resort to more indirect and more merchantlike means, Sillek, my son, surely there must be some " adventurers " out there who might want a reward of sorts, perhaps some small parcel of almost worthless land, and a title " even a pardon " if necessary."