from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Business; occupation; employment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Business; occupation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete
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Au bas de cette chutte ou Saut, a coté nous voulions bastir une maison et etablir une Plantation, pour de la charier les marchandises jusques a une demy 4d. lieu a ce Saut les plus gros Vaisseaux marchands peuvent voiler ce qui est bien comode pour le negoce.
Christoph von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern. Edited with an Historical Introduction and an English Translation by Vincent H. Todd, Ph.D. University of Illinois in Cooperation with Julius Goebel, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages University of Illinois
His _Essay on Projects_ -- which "relate to Civil Polity as well as matters of negoce" -- was calculated, in so far as it advocated joint-stock enterprise, to advance one of the objects of the statesmen of the Revolution, the committal of the moneyed classes to the established Government, and against a dynasty which might plausibly be mistrusted of respect for visible accumulations of private wealth.
_something_, call it what you will, that gives life to trade, gives being to the branches and moisture to the root; it is the oil of the wheel, the marrow in the bones, the blood in the veins, and the spirits in the heart of all the negoce, trade, cash, and commerce in the world. '