- a peddler, hawker, or carrier using a horse and cart.
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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Examples from the Web for tranter
Back and back gave Tranter, ever seeking time for a last cut.
Tranter's great sword was indeed a mighty vantage in his favor.
Tranter well knew his advantage and lost no time in putting it to use.
Tranter, cunning and wary from years of fighting, knew that his chance had come.
Tranter inquired, gazing with amazement round the festooned room.The Crooked House