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Definitionexchange of goods and services without involving money
- I heard that one boy, who was a coal-merchant's son, came as a set-off against the coal-bill, and was called, on that account, 'Exchange or Barter' — a name selected from the arithmetic book as expressing this arrangement.Chapters 4-6 (98% in)
- You never can know what it was to be devoted to you, with those old associations; to find that anyone could be so hard as to suppose that the truth of my heart was bartered away, and to be surrounded by appearances confirming that belief.Chapters 43-45 (95% in)
There are no more uses of "barter" in David Copperfield.
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