mart

1 [mahrt]
noun
1.
market; trading center; trade center.
2.
a building, center, or exposition for the sale of goods by manufacturers and wholesalers to retail merchants.
3.
Archaic. a fair.
4.
Obsolete, bargain.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Middle Dutch mar(c)t market

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mart

2 [mahrt]
noun Scot. and North England.
a cow or ox fattened for slaughter.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Scots Gaelic; compare MIr mart ox or cow slaughtered for meat, carcass, hence a live ox or cow

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mart (mɑːt)
 
n
a market or trading centre
 
[C15: from Middle Dutch martmarket]

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mart
"market," 1436, from M.Du. marct, from L. mercatus "trade" (see market).
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