by-bidder

by-bidder
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
: one who bids at an auction in behalf of the auctioneer or owner in order to run up the price

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by-bidding, n.
/buy"bid'euhr/, n.
a person employed to bid at an auction in order to raise the prices for the auctioneer or seller.
[1875-80; BY- + BIDDER]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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