m'etier

M\'etier

M['e]`tier"\, n. [F.] Calling; vocation; business; trade.

Not only is it the business of no one to preach the truth but it is the m['e]tier of many to conceal it. --A. R. Colquhoun.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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