Turkey-merchant

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Turkey-merchant one whose trade is with Turkey or the Turkish East
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Usage

In literature:

Such were the views of the late Walter Shandy, Esq., Turkey merchant.
"Lay Morals and Other Papers" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Turkey merchants themselves were called in and interrogated.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
A couple of centuries ago, a Turkey merchant was the great creator of wealth; the West Indian Planter followed him.
"Sybil or the Two Nations" by Benjamin Disraeli
The Turkey merchants imported the productions of the Levant, silks and satins, carpets, velvets, and cloth of gold.
"A History of English Prose Fiction" by Bayard Tuckerman
A company of merchants who traded with Russia, Turkey, and other distant parts.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Such were the views of the late Walter Shandy, Esq., Turkey merchant.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The city purchased two thousand loads of corn from a merchant of Venice; the corn comes from Turkey.
"The Betrothed" by Alessandro Manzoni
A merchant's son while in Turkey pays the debts and for the burial of a mistreated corpse.
"The Grateful Dead" by Gordon Hall Gerould
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In news:

Central National-Gottesman Inc (CNG) announced that its European subsidiary, Central National-Gottesman Europe GmbH, has acquired a 78% ownership interest in Korda Kagit Pazarlama ve Ticaret A.S. One of Turkey's leading paper merchants.
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