Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who sells faucets.

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Examples

  • You are ambitious for poor knaves’ caps and legs: you wear out a good wholesome forenoon in hearing a cause between an orange-wife and a fosset-seller, and then rejourn the controversy of three-pence to a second day of audience.

    Act II. Scene I. Coriolanus

  • You wear out a good wholesome forenoon in hearing a cause between an Orange-wife and a fosset-seller.

    The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare

  • You are ambitious for poor knaves 'caps and legs: you wear out a good wholesome forenoon in hearing a cause between an orange wife and a fosset-seller; and then rejourn the controversy of three pence to a second day of audience.

    Coriolanus

  • You are ambitious for poor knaves’ caps and legs: you wear out a good wholesome forenoon in hearing a cause between an orange wife and a fosset-seller; and then rejourn the controversy of three pence to a second day of audience.

    The Tragedy of Coriolanus

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