Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    One who sells goods in his own name at his own store, and on commission, though from samples, not having the goods in his possession, but obtaining possession as soon as sales are made, and delivering or Shipping them to his customers. See 23 Wall. (U. S.) 321, 23 L. Ed. 148.