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barter
to trade one thing for another without the use of money
paved
to lay or cover with material (as stone or concrete) that forms a firm level surface for travel
guild
an association of persons with common interests or aims; especially : an association of merchants or craftsmen in the Middle Ages
charter
an official document granting, guaranteeing, or showing the limits of the rights and duties of the group to which it is given
money
something (as coins or bills) generally accepted as a way of measuring value, as a way to trade value, and as a way to pay for goods and services
Black Death
plague (as bubonic plague) caused by a bacterium and especially in the epidemic form that spread through Asia and Europe in the 14th century
peddler
to travel about especially from house to house with goods for sale
luxury
something desirable but costly or hard to get; something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary
currency
money in circulation
apprentice
a person who is learning a trade or art by experience under a skilled worker
journeyman
a worker who has learned a trade and works for another person usually by the day
master
master, teacher, one who holds high political or military office
schism
separation ;lack of harmony : DISCORD;
division in or separation from a church or religious body
heresy
religious opinion that is opposed to the doctrines of a church
heretic
a person who believes or teaches something opposed to accepted beliefs
plague
an epidemic disease causing a high rate of death : PESTILENCE; especially : a serious disease that is caused by a bacterium, occurs or has occurred in several forms including bubonic plague, and is usually passed to human beings from infected rodents and especially rats by the bite of a flea or is passed directly from person to person
infected
to contaminate with a disease-producing substance or germ
pandemic
occurring over a wide area and affecting many individuals
trade fair
a place to buy, sell, or trade goods
merchant
a buyer or seller of goods for profit; esp: one who carries on trade on a large scale or with foreign countries
mint
a place where coins, medal, or tokens are made
counterfeit
to imitate or copy especially in order to deceive