Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
3. Interchange of Property

797. Merchant.

   NOUN:MERCHANT, trader, dealer, monger, chandler, salesman; money changer, changer [archaic]; regrater; shopkeeper, shopman; tradesman, tradespeople, tradesfolk.
  RETAILER; chapman, hawker, huckster, higgler; peddler or pedlar, colporteur, cadger, Autolycus; sutler, vivandière; costerman, costermonger; tallyman [rare], canvasser, solicitor [U. S.]; cheap Jack, camelot [F.]; faker [slang]; vintner; green-grocer, groceryman, haberdasher.
  MONEY-LENDER, cambist, usurer, moneyer [obs.], banker; money-changer, money-broker.
  JOBBER; broker (agent) [See Consignee]; buyer [See Purchase]; seller [See Sale]; bear, bull [Stock Exchange].
  CONCERN, house, corporation; firm (partnership) [See Party].
   QUOTATION:A merchant of great traffic through this world.—Taming of the Shrew