Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The keeper of a junk-shop; a junkman.

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Examples

  • When the loathsome Gardulla the Hutt lost us to Watto the junk-dealer I got my first chance to take machines apart and put them back together, and it was amazing.

    Darth Vader Superstar

  • Whitey some ten days earlier; wherefore he at once drove to the shop of the junk-dealer who had made the offer and announced his acquiescence in the sacrifice.

    Short Stories of Various Types

  • Colonel Ernst thinks that the cannon have been carried off one by one by this man, and sold to some junk-dealer as old metal.

    The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 31, June 10, 1897 A Weekly Magazine for Boys and Girls

  • Word has been sent to every junk-dealer, in hopes of finding the

    The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 31, June 10, 1897 A Weekly Magazine for Boys and Girls

  • Three or four dim shops, a single story in height, exhibited foul signboards, yet fair enough so far as the wording went; one proclaiming a tobacconist, one a junk-dealer, one a dispenser of ` ` soft drinks and cigars. ''

    Alice Adams

  • He obtained the instrument for twenty-two cents, a price long since agreed upon with the junk-dealer, who falsely claimed a loss of profit, Shylock that he was!

    Penrod

  • If she said so, I would carry all our little property, piece by piece, back to old Thunberg, the junk-dealer, and with her parrot and my umbrella we would go out to Kansas, as we used to propose.

    The Brick Moon, and Other Stories

  • "Just remember that you're a junk-dealer and we'll get along splendidly," said the other, in a tone meant to crush me.

    A Fool and His Money

  • And the boor that he really was, the son of the Southern junk-dealer coming to the surface in that crisis, which moved him to the depths of his being, he threw back the bedclothes with a brutal, contemptuous gesture, tossing the innumerable gewgaws they held to the floor, and forcing the half-naked Levantine to jump to her feet with a promptitude most remarkable in that bulky personage.

    The Nabob, Vol. 2 (of 2)

  • The Hindustan Times reported how a sackful of tickets found a way to a junk-dealer.

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