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  • n. A woman who sells fruit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman who sells fruit.


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  • "For whom are you looking, my fine fellow?" asked the fruiteress on the opposite side.

    The Count of Monte Cristo

  • Here again in the street is the toy-shop with its open front and store of mimic drums and halberds for the martial little burghers; here are the fruiteress with her stall of grapes and melons, the rat-catcher with his string of trophies, the fowler and his clap-net, the furrier with his stock of skins. "

    A Wanderer in Holland


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