chapman

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English cēapmann ‎(dealer) (cognate with synonymous German Kaufmann, Middle Low German kopman, Swedish köpman), from cēap ‎(barter, business, dealing) (whence also cheap) and mann ‎(man).

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NounEdit

chapman ‎(plural chapmen)

  1. (obsolete) a dealer or merchant, especially an itinerant one

Derived termsEdit

  • chap, shortened form (16th century)

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English cēapmann ‎(dealer) (cognate with synonymous German Kaufmann), from cēap ‎(barter, business, dealing).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chapman ‎(plural chapmans)

  1. packman, pedlar
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