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chapman

[chap-muh n] /ˈtʃæp mən/
noun, plural chapmen.
1.
British. a peddler.
2.
Archaic. a merchant.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English; Old English cēapman (cēap buying and selling + man man1); cognate with Dutch koopman, German Kaufmann; see cheap
Related forms
chapmanship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chapmen

chapman

/ˈtʃæpmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(archaic) a trader, esp an itinerant pedlar
Derived Forms
chapmanship, noun
Word Origin
Old English cēapman, from cēap buying and selling (see cheap)

Chapman

/ˈtʃæpmən/
noun
1.
George 1559–1634, English dramatist and poet, noted for his translation of Homer
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