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  • n. The trade of a chandler

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Examples

  • She was a Bristol gal; and her father being a bankrup in the tallow-chandlering way, left, in course, a pretty little sum of money.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • A ruddy, white-haired old gentleman, cordial, cultivated, and a little shyly if gladly reminiscent, received me in the office of his ship chandlering store in Bay Street, Charleston.

    The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South

  • Protestantism sat at ease, unmindful of schisms, careless of proselytism: Dissent was an inheritance along with a superior pew and a business connection; and Churchmanship only wondered contemptuously at Dissent as a foolish habit that clung greatly to families in the grocery and chandlering lines, though not incompatible with prosperous wholesale dealing.

    XII. Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home. Book I—Boy and Girl

  • Churchmanship only wondered contemptuously at Dissent as a foolish habit that clung greatly to families in the grocery and chandlering lines, though not incompatible with prosperous wholesale dealing.

    George Eliot; A Critical Study of Her Life, Writings and Philosophy

  • a Bristol gal; and her father being a bankrup in the tallow-chandlering way, left, in course, a pretty little sum of money.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

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