At the time, people familiar with the situation said a competing dealer and importer may have been involved in the incident.
He knows quite as much Latin as is required, in an importer of wines.
The importer naturally is eager to sample the newly arrived coffee.
He was therefore apprenticed to an importer of British goods and a dealer in everything, at Salem, on October 14, 1766.
He was abroad, in Portugal, in the service of a Bristol merchant, an importer of wines.
And moreover, where he knew the American importer, he advanced to the full amount of the invoice.
Parkinson was importer of silk goods prior to 1837, and failed.
Nine cheers followed, for the importer of the only pure-bred poultry in America.
The importer laughed, and reminded him of their previous conversation.
Whenever we hear an importation spoken of, we instantly infer an importer, an owner, and property imported.
"consequence, importance," 1580s; sense of "that which is imported" is from 1680s; both from import (v.).
An out-of-town date brought to a dance, party, etc (1940s+ Students)