What does the word merchant mean?

Usage examples for merchant

  1. " No; nor you neither," retorted the old merchant. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  2. 13. In vain did he look for the merchant. – French Conversation and Composition by Harry Vincent Wann
  3. After she had thus been educated, she was married to a friend of her father's family- a merchant named Nagaraya;- and she lived happily with him for nearly four years. – Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things by Lafcadio Hearn