Definition of scrap merchant in English:

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scrap merchant

noun

British
Another term for scrap dealer.
Example sentences
  • He had set up a deal with a scrap merchant to sell the track for £40 a tonne but was arrested before any money changed hands.
  • If their owners don't claim them soon, they'll be transported to a scrap merchant's and unceremoniously put through the crusher.
  • Firefighters tackled a massive blaze involving at least 100 vehicles at a York scrap merchant's yard today.

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