Commercial traveler
Commercial Com*mer"cial, a. [Cf. F. commercial.] Of or pertaining to commerce; carrying on or occupied with commerce or trade; mercantile; as, commercial advantages; commercial relations. ``Princely commercial houses.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{Commercial college}, a school for giving instruction in commercial knowledge and business.

{Commercial law}. See under {Law}.

{Commercial note paper}, a small size of writing paper, usually about 5 by 71/2 or 8 inches.

{Commercial paper}, negotiable paper given in due course of business. It includes bills of exchange, promissory notes, bank checks, etc.

{Commercial traveler}, an agent of a wholesale house who travels from town to town to solicit orders.

Syn: See {Mercantile}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • commercial traveler — com,mercial traveler noun count OLD FASHIONED a SALES REPRESENTATIVE who goes from place to place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • commercial traveler — noun Date: 1807 traveling salesman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • commercial traveler — a traveling sales representative. [1800 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • commercial traveler — commer′cial trav′eler n. bus a traveling sales representative …   From formal English to slang

  • commercial traveler — A drummer; a traveling salesman who simply exhibits samples of goods kept for sale by his principal, and takes orders from purchasers for such goods, which goods are afterwards to be delivered by the principal to the purchasers, and payment for… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • commercial traveler — See traveling salesmen …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Commercial — Com*mer cial, a. [Cf. F. commercial.] Of or pertaining to commerce; carrying on or occupied with commerce or trade; mercantile; as, commercial advantages; commercial relations. Princely commercial houses. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] {Commercial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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