a person who buys; purchaser.
a purchasing agent, as for a department or chain store.
Contemporary Examples

People Are Using Instagram to Sell Their Guns…and It’s Mostly Legal Brian Ries October 21, 2013
Crisis On The Right David Frum April 25, 2012
Remembering Bill Safire Morton Janklow September 26, 2009
In the Future We’ll All Be Renters: America’s Disappearing Middle Class Joel Kotkin August 9, 2014
The Next Art Bubble Vikram Mansharamani April 12, 2011

Historical Examples

All About Coffee William H. Ukers
About sugar buying for Jobbers B. W. Dyer
Up To Date Business Various
The Fabric of Civilization Anonymous
A Living from the Land William B. Duryee

a person who buys; purchaser; customer
a person employed to buy merchandise, materials, etc, as for a shop or factory


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