Definition of "tranter" [trant•er]

  • One who trants; a peddler; a carrier. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tranter" in a sentence
  • "‘He could no more play the Wold Hundredth to his true time than he could play the brazen serpent,’ the tranter would say."
  • "Saying this the tranter arose to fetch a new stock of cider, ale, mead, and home-made wines."
  • "The tranter took for his partner Mrs. Penny, and Mrs. Dewy was chosen by Mr. Penny, who made so much of his limited height by a judicious carriage of the head, straightening of the back, and important flashes of his spectacle-glasses, that he seemed almost as tall as the tranter."