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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Chapman \Chap"man\, n.; pl. Chapmen. [AS. ce['a]pman; ce['a]p
trade + man man; akin to D. koopman, Sw. k["o]pman, Dan.
ki["o]pmand, G. kaufmann.f. Chap to cheapen, and see
1. One who buys and sells; a merchant; a buyer or a seller.
The word of life is a quick commodity, and ought
not, as a drug to be obtruded on those chapmen who
are unwilling to buy it. --T. Fuller.
2. A peddler; a hawker.
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