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Pander

pander vt

: to sell or distribute by pandering [had no protected right to prurient materials "Dunigan Enterprises v. DA for the Northern District , 415 N.E.2d 251 (1981)"]
vi
: to engage in pandering [counts included…conspiracy to and receive the earnings of a prostitute "State v. Tocco , 750 P.2d 874 (1988)"]
n [Middle English Pandare , character who procured for Troilus the love of Cressida in Troilus and Creseyde , poem by Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1342-1400)]
: one who engages in pandering
: panderer


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.