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ringman
 n.— «Within seconds, the bidding jumped from the asking price of $3.5 million to $4 million. Greene’s four assistants, or “ringmen” as they’re called, circulated the room, keeping track of the bids.» —“More real estate selling at auctions” by Kerry Hall Charlotte Observer (N.C.) July 27, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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