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mart sb. (not pre-S. in the sense ‘market-place or hall’ Err. I. ii. 74, &c., Mer.V. III. i. 51)
1. meeting of people for buying and selling, time of holding a market Err. I. i. 17 “Syracusian m-s and fairs,” Per. IV. ii. 5 “this mart.”
2. buying and selling, traffic Ham. I. i. 74 “foreign for implements of war” ; bargain Shr. II. i. 321 [329] “venture madly on a desperate mart.”
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