banker


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banker

A regional term for a drug financier who assumes little risk of arrest, as he or she operates at arm’s length from the retail aspect of the enterprise.
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And Isaacs & Sons were delighted at the great man's pleasantry, and afterward repeated it many times, calling upon each other to bear witness, and Spear felt as though some one had given him a new backbone, and Andrews, who was guiding Thorndike out of the building, was thinking to himself what a great confidence man had been lost when Thorndike became a banker.
They pounced upon the banker and almost lifted him into the car.
All the carriage bade the guard be merciful - the banker was specially eloquent here - but the guard hauled Kim on to the platform.
old man, or the te-rain may depart without thee,' cried the banker.
With a dazed face the banker made out the required check.
A day which has saved England from a great public scandal," said the banker, rising.
But granted his harmless qualities doesn't that banker strike you as a splendid instance of my argument?
But I should suggest a suspension of your critique of the banker, for here he comes.
It's this sort of thing this tyrannical spirit, wanting to play bishop and banker everywhere--it's this sort of thing makes a man's name stink.
You bankers have made my task easier at every turn.
She has forbidden the bankers to give us her address.
The phoenix was to let, on this elevated perch, when Mr Dorrit, who had lately succeeded to his property, mentioned to his bankers that he wished to discover a lady, well-bred, accomplished, well connected, well accustomed to good society, who was qualified at once to complete the education of his daughters, and to be their matron or chaperon.