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tranter

[ tran-ter ]
/ ˈtræn tər /
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noun British Dialect.
a peddler, hawker, or carrier using a horse and cart.
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Origin of tranter

1350–1400; alteration of late Middle English traventer<Medieval Latin travetārius, perhaps for Latin trānsvect(us), past participle of trānsvehere to carry across + -ārius-ary
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