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Barker vs. Barter

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Barkernoun

Someone or something who barks.

‘My neighbor's dog is a constant barker that keeps me awake at night.’;

Barternoun

An exchange of goods or services without the use of money.

‘We had no money so we had to live by barter.’;

Barkernoun

A person employed to solicit customers by calling out to passersby, e.g. at a carnival.

‘Bob had amassed a considerable stockpile of double entendres from his days working as a barker for a strip joint.’;

Barternoun

The goods or services used in such an exchange.

‘The man used his watch as barter to pay for his tab.’;

Barkernoun

A shelf-talker.

Barterverb

To exchange goods or services without involving money.

‘She bartered a bonsai for one of the rare books in my library.’; ‘You may be able to barter for some of the items you need at the local market.’;

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Barkernoun

(video games) A video game mode where the action is demonstrated to entice someone to play the game.

‘The barker mode of the arcade video game convinced the teenager to spend a quarter.’;

Barterverb

To traffic or trade, by exchanging one commodity for another, in distinction from a sale and purchase, in which money is paid for the commodities transferred; to truck.

Barkernoun

A pistol.

‘barking iron’;

Barterverb

To trade or exchange in the way of barter; to exchange (frequently for an unworthy consideration); to traffic; to truck; - sometimes followed by away; as, to barter away goods or honor.

Barkernoun

The spotted redshank.

Barternoun

The act or practice of trafficking by exchange of commodities; an exchange of goods.

‘The spirit of huckstering and barter.’;

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Barkernoun

(historical) A person who removes needed or valuable tree bark, as on a cinnamon or cinchona plantation.

‘The professor of barker has been made largely obsolete by the realization that in most cases saplings can be cultivated far more profitably.’;

Barternoun

The thing given in exchange.

Barkernoun

(obsolete) A tanner.

‘The profession of barker has been made largely obsolete by the introduction of more effective tanning agents, but it lives on as a surname.’;

Barternoun

an equal exchange;

‘we had no money so we had to live by barter’;

Barkernoun

A machine used to remove unneeded bark from wood.

‘Run these logs through the barker so we can use them as fence posts.’;

Barterverb

exchange goods without involving money

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Barkernoun

An animal that barks; hence, any one who clamors unreasonably.

Barterverb

exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money

‘he often bartered a meal for drawings’; ‘they were able to buy or barter for most of what they needed’;

Barkernoun

One who stands at the doors of shops to urg passers by to make purchases.

Barternoun

the action or system of bartering

‘paper money ceases to have any value and people resort to barter’;

Barkernoun

A pistol.

Barternoun

goods or services used in bartering

‘I took a supply of coffee and cigarettes to use as barter’;

Barkernoun

The spotted redshank.

Barter

In trade, barter (derived from baretor) is a system of exchange in which participants in a transaction directly exchange goods or services for other goods or services without using a medium of exchange, such as money. Economists distinguish barter from gift economies in many ways; barter, for example, features immediate reciprocal exchange, not one delayed in time.

Barkernoun

One who strips trees of their bark.

Barkernoun

someone who stands in front of a show (as at a carnival) and gives a loud colorful sales talk to potential customers

Barkernoun

informal terms for dogs

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