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cartel


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cartel  \Car*tel"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  LL  cartellus  a  little  paper, 
  dim.  fr  L.  charta.  See  1st  {Card}.] 
  1.  (Mil.)  An  agreement  between  belligerents  for  the  exchange 
  of  prisoners.  --Wilhelm. 
 
  2.  A  letter  of  defiance  or  challenge;  a  challenge  to  single 
  combat.  [Obs.] 
 
  He  is  cowed  at  the  very  idea  of  a  cartel.,  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
 
 
  {Cartel},  or  {Cartel  ship},  a  ship  employed  in  the  exchange 
  of  prisoners,  or  in  carrying  propositions  to  an  enemy;  a 
  ship  beating  a  flag  of  truce  and  privileged  from  capture. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cartel  \Car"tel\,  v.  t. 
  To  defy  or  challenge.  [Obs.] 
 
  You  shall  cartel  him  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cartel 
  n  :  a  consortium  of  companies  formed  to  limit  competition;  "they 
  set  up  the  trust  in  the  hope  of  gaining  a  monopoly"  [syn: 
  {trust},  {combine}] 




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