Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of peddler.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. etc. See peddler, etc.

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Examples

  • The pedler was a very stout person, with a red face, and the bundle which she carried in front of her and propelled first into the room, was of enormous dimensions.

    The Honorable Miss A Story of an Old-Fashioned Town

  • The pedler was a special pleader in one sense of the word, and knew the value of a technical distinction as well as his friend, Lawyer Pippin.

    Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia

  • "You say the pedler was a hundred yards behind my husband.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 108, October, 1866

  • Such badges, plates or tags shall bear the number of the license, the word "pedler", and such other informa - tion as the director may deem necessary.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • “I tell you that it has not,” retorted the pedler.

    Les Miserables

  • “Why, thou ambitious fool,” said the esquire, “this is no noble, but an island pedler — a mere English citizen.”

    Anne of Geierstein

  • You are not the first poor man and pedler that has got the graces of a great lady; but I warrant you it was not by making humble apologies, and talking of unintentional intrusion.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • And he looked like a pedler just opening his pack.

    December 2006

  • In the love of the lady he will be succeeded by a gardener, who will be replaced by a monk, who will give way to an ostler, who will be deposed by a Jew pedler, who shall, finally, yield to a noble earl, the future husband of the fair Mathilde.

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • Doubtles the author of this libell was some vagabond huckster or pedler, and had gone particularly into many corners of Island to vtter his trumpery wares, which he also testifieth of himselfe in his worthy rimes, that he had trauailed thorow the greatest part of

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

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