horse-trader

horse-trader

n
a person who buys and sells horsesa bold and effective negotiator
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Translations

horse-trader

[ˈhɔːsˌtreɪdəʳ] ncommerciante m/f di cavalli (fig) → vecchia volpe f
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References in classic literature ?
Kim, fending the lama between excited men and excited beasts, sidled along the cloisters to the far end, nearest the -railway station, where Mahbub Ali, the horse-trader, lived when he came in from that mysterious land beyond the Passes of the North.
The horse-trader, his deep, embroidered Bokhariot belt unloosed, was lying on a pair of silk carpet saddle-bags, pulling lazily at an immense silver hookah.
The horse-trader, curiously enough, had left his door unlocked, and his men were busy celebrating their return to India with a whole sheep of Mahbub's bounty.
He referred to an opposition member who he called out as a horse-trader in the last Senate elections, and uproar swiftly followed the speaker of the house was unable to contain the baying mob.
IRISH National Stud graduate Nicolas de Chambure is only 24 but he is already spinning plates in his career as a horse-trader. His family is well known in French racing and breeding circles as the owners of the Haras d'Etreham in Normandy, where Nicolas helps his uncle Marc with the running of the stud - his fluent English coming in particularly useful for dealing with international clients.
12': The name of the horse-trader Ipu[...] is not mentioned elsewhere, and should be added to the lists of the names of the 78 traders presented by Elat (1998: 52-57), Radner (1999b: 106-9), and Galil (2006: 38 n.
David McNeilly, the Northern Ireland horse-trader, trainer and breeder, died on Saturday at the age of 78, writes Graham Green.
Imran Khan's bold initiative to make an example of turncoats and horse-traders in the context of the Senate elections which has exposed his Government in KPK to a no confidence move as a possible consequence, the media and the opposition while endorsing Khan's move have not missed blaming him for starting the rot by helping Zadari's game in Balochistan and resorting to the same horse-trading in getting Ch.
Talking to media in a ceremony, Imran Khan also challenged PM Abbasi to investigate and reveal the names of horse-traders in PML (N).
Everyone who mattered was counting the horses that needed to be protected against the horse-traders' designs.
Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb while talking to media had said that known horse-traders were levelling baseless allegations of horse-trading against the PML-N.
On the upcoming Senate elections, Prime Minister Abbasi vowed to publicly name and shame 'horse-traders'.