Plain dealer

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One who practices plain dealing
A simpleton

See also: Plain, Plain

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
You don't suppose, I hope, that you are the only plain dealer in the world?'
Hexpol Compounding LLC (, Malmo, Sweden, was honored in the Cleveland Plain Dealer's 2016 Top Workplaces listing, ranked second among northeast Ohio mid-size companies.
International Resource News-July 21, 2016--HEXPOL Compounding (Burton Rubber Processing) receives Cleveland Plain Dealer's 2016 Top Workplaces listing
(DCT), a Cleveland-based Internet service provider (ISP) in business class cloud, data and voice solutions, has been awarded a Top Workplaces honor by The Plain Dealer for the second consecutive year, the company said.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported in November that 118 groups have received public money under the program, and only 16 are non-religious.
Knight has been named president of the Northeast Ohio Media Group (NEOMG), which operates, the Cleveland Sun News, and is responsible for all multimedia ad sales and marketing for The Plain Dealer. For the past four years, Knight has been CEO of Wrapports LLC, which owns the Chicago Sun-Times.
Kramer ties together all the fragmented scenes of this book by tracing an epidemic, the "Underlying Condition," but this device does not successfully prevent the stories from appearing simply as "miniatures that unfold in no clear order, according to no logical taxonomy" (Cleveland Plain Dealer).
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-June 30, 2015-Cleveland Plain Dealer names First National Bank as a top workplace in Northeast Ohio
"This amount was the subject of extensive negotiations which were initiated only after the other terms of the settlement were reached," according to settlement document quoted by the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "The company and the individual defendants will not oppose the application of plaintiff's counsel nor make any statements or comment criticizing, disparaging or calling it into question."
Earlier still, Russell was assistant managing editor of the Plain Dealer of Cleveland.
Cleveland, OH, June 19, 2013 --( The Plain Dealer, Ohio's largest newspaper, picked Cedar Brook Financial Partners, LLC for the third year in a row, as a top place to work.
Knight, who was 21 at the time of her disappearance, was last seen at a cousin's house on August 23, 2002, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.