Engrosser


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ENGROSSER. One who purchases large quantities of any commodities in order to have the command of the market, and to sell them again at high prices.

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Peace, friend," said the Corn Engrosser, "for this is no matter for jesting.
When the Corn Engrosser had told this, Robin broke into a roar of laughter and, laying his hands upon the bridle rein, stopped the sad-looking nag.
All this time the Corn Engrosser had been staring at Robin, his mouth agape with wonder.
The name of Corn Engrosser leaves a nasty taste upon the tongue of all honest men.
which is more than can be said with truth of any engrosser of salt here [i.
Viewed in Lockean terms, this amounts to arguing that the United States should be let off the hook exactly because it has, in the past, been the most extreme engrosser of the world's common property.