Plain-dealing

Plain´-deal`ing


a.1.Practicing plain dealing; artless. See Plain dealing, under Dealing.
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This shows that you are, in truth, a lover of plain-dealing, Mr.
Let me first establish my position as a friend,' thought I - 'the patron and playfellow of her son, the sober, solid, plain-dealing friend of herself, and then, when I have made myself fairly necessary to her comfort and enjoyment in life (as I believe I can), we'll see what next may be effected.
I embraced the offer; and entering into a strict friendship with this captain, who was an honest, plain-dealing man, I went the voyage with him, and carried a small adventure with me, which, by the disinterested honesty of my friend the captain, I increased very considerably; for I carried about 40 pounds in such toys and trifles as the captain directed me to buy.
Birmingham is a tolerant, accepting and warm-hearted city that likes plain-speaking, plain-dealing people such as the Rt Rev Urquhart.
His parents, Susan and Dick, a former England rugby international and coach, were present at the ceremony to hear Professor David Fuller say: "His plain-dealing attention to the game may deserve the unfashionable but expressive epithet manly ( that is, `dignified, noble, befitting a gentleman.
Professor David Fuller, of Durham University, said: "His plain-dealing attention to the game may deserve the unfashionable but expressive epithet manly ( that is to be dignified, noble, befitting a gentleman.
The management's open-door policy and plain-dealing attitude has kept them happy.