BARTER

, or Truck, is the exchanging of one commodity for another; and forms a rule in the commercial part of arithmetic, by which the commodities are properly calculated and equalled, by computing first the value of the commodity which is given, and then the quantity of the other which will amount to the same sum.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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BARREL
BARRICADE
BARRIER
BARROW (Isaac)
BARS
* BARTER
BASE
BASEMENT
BASILIC
BASILICA
BASILISK