a party convention in which many delegates are pledged to favorite sons who use their blocs of votes to bargain with leading candidates who lack a majority of delegate support.
an agent who buys or sells for a principal on a commission basis without having title to the property. a person who functions as an intermediary between two or more parties in negotiating agreements, bargains, or the like. stockbroker. to act as a broker for: to broker the sale of a house. to act as […]
a simple past tense of break. Nonstandard. a past participle of break. Archaic. a past participle of break. without money; penniless. bankrupt. Papermaking. paper unfit for sale; paper that is to be repulped. brokes, wool of poor quality taken from the neck and belly of sheep. go broke, to become destitute of money or possessions. […]
adjective acting as a broker noun the business of a broker Historical Examples Ainslee’s, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905 Various The Major Ralph Connor The Evolution of Modern Capitalism John Atkinson Hobson
a large Australian crane, Grus rubicunda, with silvery-gray plumage and a red patch on the head, noted for its elaborate courtship dance. Historical Examples Peeps At Many Lands: Australia Frank Fox noun a large grey Australian crane, Grus rubicunda, having a red-and-green head and a trumpeting call Also called Australian crane, native companion