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  • n. Plural form of fruiterer.


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  • So I charged the taverners and confectioners and fruiterers and candle-chandlers and the keepers of brothels and bawdy houses to acquaint me of these two good men whenever they should anywhere be engaged in drinking or other debauchery, or together or apart; and ordered that, if they both or if either of them bought at their shops aught for the purpose of wassail and carousel, the vendors should not conceal-it from me.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • It is said that sundry Tortoises dwelt once in a certain island abounding in trees and fruiterers and rills, and it fortuned, one day, that a Francolin, passing over the island, was overcome with the fiery heat and fatigue and being in grievous suffering stayed his flight therein.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • As he spoke, the door opened, and Master Mumblazen appeared — a withered, thin, elderly gentleman, with a cheek like a winter apple, and his grey hair partly concealed by a small, high hat, shaped like a cone, or rather like such a strawberry-basket as London fruiterers exhibit at their windows.


  • He was soon drest, and they sallied forth together into Covent-Garden, where the greengrocers and fruiterers were beginning to arrange their hampers, just come in from the country.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • On the ground-floor are rooms like caverns for merchandise, and shops of different kinds — tailors, cobblers, bakers, tobacconists, fruiterers, and others.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • In the dedicatory epistle of the Jardinier he cites the example of ladies of rank who profitably sell the excess produce of their orchards to fruiterers.

    Savoring The Past

  • Bonnefons says that there are three advantages to having a garden: it gives pleasure to a great variety of people, who will praise you for it; your house will be furnished with its produce; and you will be able to sell the crop from a quantity of your trees to the fruiterers, who will pay cash in advance which you can depend upon for part of your revenue.

    Savoring The Past

  • And let some of us go to the bazaars and spend every minim we have at the fruiterers and the sweetmeat sellers and the wine merchants, just as we would if we were really giving a feast.

    The Horse And His Boy

  • The poulterers 'shops were still half open, and the fruiterers' were radiant in their glory.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6

  • The very first basket that had appeared in the fruiterers 'that year.

    Fanny Goes to War


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