barrator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English baratour, from Old French barateor (deceiver), from Old French barater, bareter (to deceive, cheat, barter). See barter (intransitive verb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæɹətə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

barrator (plural barrators)

  1. One who is guilty of barratry.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for barrator in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)