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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barter  \Bar"ter\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bartered}  (?);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Bartering}.]  [OE.  bartren,  OF  barater  bareter  to 
  cheat,  exchange,  perh.  fr  Gr  ?  to  do  deal  (well  or  ill), 
  use  practices  or  tricks,  or  perh.  fr  Celtic;  cf  Ir  brath 
  treachery,  W.  brad.  Cf  {Barrator}.] 
  To  traffic  or  trade  by  exchanging  one  commodity  for  another, 
  in  distinction  from  a  sale  and  purchase,  in  which  money  is 
  paid  for  the  commodities  transferred;  to  truck. 




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