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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Auctioneer  \Auc`tion*eer"\,  v.  t. 
  To  sell  by  auction;  to  auction. 
 
  Estates  .  .  .  advertised  and  auctioneered  away 
  --Cowper. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Auctioneer  \Auc`tion*eer"\,  n. 
  A  person  who  sells  by  auction;  a  person  whose  business  it  is 
  to  dispose  of  goods  or  lands  by  public  sale  to  the  highest  or 
  best  bidder. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  auctioneer 
  n  :  an  agent  who  conducts  an  auction 
  v  :  sell  at  an  auction  [syn:  {auction},  {auction  off}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  AUCTIONEER,  n.  The  man  who  proclaims  with  a  hammer  that  he  has  picked 
  a  pocket  with  his  tongue. 
 
 




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