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

    To traffic; to transact business; to trade. Makers of an accommodation note are deemed dealers with whoever discounts it. Vernon v. Manhattan Co.., 17 Wend. (N. Y.) 524.
    —Dealer. A dealer, in the popular, and therefore in the statutory, sense of the word, is not one who buys to keep, or makes to sell, but one who buys to sell again. Norris v. Com., 27 Pa. 496; Co.m. v. Campbell, 33 Pa. 380.
    —Dealings. Transactions in the course of trade or business. Held to include payments to a bankrupt. Moody & M. 137; 3 Car. & P. 85.
    —Dealers' talk. The puffing of goods to induce the sale thereof; not regarded in law as fraudnient unless accompanied by some artifice to deceive the purchaser and throw him off his guard or some concealment of intrinsic defects not easily discoverable. Kimball v. Bangs, 144 Mass. 321, 11 N. E. 113; Reynolds v. Palmer (a C.) 21 Fed. 433.