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timber-merchant

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dealer in timber.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Financed by a Tolstoyan timber-merchant, Jacob, and inspired by an adored servant-girl, Anna, Motl discovers the possibilities of close-ups, cutting and montage.

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  • Upper Wessex, at the house of one Wall, a timber-merchant, where, he believed, she still had a lodging, though her husband, if he were lawfully that much, was but an occasional visitor to the place.

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  • The timber-merchant turned indignantly to Mrs. Melbury.

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  • Melbury and his daughters movement onward, assuming a mock manner, as though he were saying, “Ho, ho; you are only a timber-merchant, and carry no gun!”

    The Woodlanders

  • Winterborne went and stood close to them; the timber-merchant spoke, and continued his buying; Grace merely smiled.

    The Woodlanders

  • Yes, the timber-merchant asserted, he knew that well enough.

    The Woodlanders

  • As for the timber-merchant, it was plain that his invitation had been given solely in pursuance of his scheme for uniting the pair.

    The Woodlanders

  • The timber-merchant laid his hand upon the stone, and was humanized.

    The Woodlanders

  • The timber-merchant showed his feelings by talking with a satisfied sense of weight in his words, and by praising the party in a patronizing tone, when Winterborne expressed his fear that he and his were not enjoying themselves.

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  • When Winterborne was gone the timber-merchant went on his way.

    The Woodlanders

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