by-bidding

by-bidder

[bahy-bid-er]
noun
a person employed to bid at an auction in order to raise the prices for the auctioneer or seller.

Origin:
1875–80; by- + bidder

by-bidding, noun
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by-bidder
 
n
a bidder at an auction who bids up the price of an item for the benefit of a seller

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