corn factor

corn factor

n
(Commerce) a person who deals in corn
References in classic literature ?
A corn factor, a horse jockey, an estate agent, and a jackdaw for cunningness, say I
At these words the corn factor grew pale as a linen napkin.
At the sound of the name of Robin Hood, the corn factor quaked with fear, so that he had to seize his horse by the mane to save himself from falling off its back.
100 years agoJ E Dolman, corn factor, F Gnosill, manufacturer and Ms C C Shannon, all residing in the Highgate district, claimed pounds 50 damages from P Collins Limited, in respect of a nuisance alleged to have been created by the holding of a gala on the West Bromwich Road ground in September last.