What is MIDDLEMAN?

An agent between two parties, an intermediary who performs the office of a broker or factor between seller and buyer, producer and consumer, land- owner and tenant, etc. Southack v. Lane, 32 Misc. Rep. 141, 65 N. Y. Supp. 629; Synuott v. Slmughnessy, 2 Idaho, 122, 7 Pac. 89. A middleman, in Ireland, is a person who takes land in large tracts from the proprie- tors, and then rents it out to the peasantry in small portions at a greatly enhanced price. Wharton.

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