mart

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[ mahrt ]
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noun
  1. market; trading center; trade center.

  2. a building, center, or exposition for the sale of goods by manufacturers and wholesalers to retail merchants.

  1. Archaic. a fair.

  2. Obsolete. bargain.

Origin of mart

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1400–50; late Middle English <Middle Dutch mar(c)tmarket

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mart2
[ mahrt ]

nounScot. and North England.
  1. a cow or ox fattened for slaughter.

Origin of mart

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1300–50; Middle English <Scots Gaelic; compare MIr mart ox or cow slaughtered for meat, carcass, hence a live ox or cow

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British Dictionary definitions for mart

mart

/ (mɑːt) /


noun
  1. a market or trading centre

Origin of mart

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C15: from Middle Dutch mart market

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