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.
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