From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vend \Vend\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vended; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Vending.] [F. vendre, L. vendere, from venum dare; venus
   sale + dare to give. See 2d Venal, Date, time.]
   To transfer to another person for a pecuniary equivalent; to
   make an object of trade; to dispose of by sale; to sell; as,
   to vend goods; to vend vegetables.
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   Note: Vend differs from barter. We vend for money; we barter
         for commodities. Vend is used chiefly of wares,
         merchandise, or other small articles, not of lands and
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