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jobber


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jobber  \Job"ber\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  works  by  the  job. 
 
  2.  A  dealer  in  the  public  stocks  or  funds;  a  stockjobber. 
  [Eng.] 
 
  3.  One  who  buys  goods  from  importers,  wholesalers,  or 
  manufacturers,  and  sells  to  retailers. 
 
  4.  One  who  turns  official  or  public  business  to  private 
  advantage;  hence  one  who  performs  low  or  mercenary  work 
  in  office,  politics,  or  intrigue. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jobber 
  n  :  someone  who  buys  large  quantities  of  goods  and  resells  to 
  merchants  rather  than  to  the  ultimate  customers  [syn:  {middleman}, 
  {wholesaler}] 




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