tranter

[ tran-ter ]
/ ˈtræn tər /
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noun British Dialect.

a peddler, hawker, or carrier using a horse and cart.

Nearby words

  1. transvestism,
  2. transvestite,
  3. transylvania,
  4. transylvanian alps,
  5. trantas dot,
  6. trap,
  7. trap car,
  8. trap cut,
  9. trap door,
  10. trap gun

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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