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  • n. Plural form of fruitseller.


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  • I think the essence of corruption is when the fruitsellers hand over the money in a brown paper bag.

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  • In the market-place stand the fruitsellers, who sell all kinds of fruit: ripe figs, with their bruised purple flesh, melons, smelling of musk and yellow as topazes, citrons and rose-apples and clusters of white grapes, round red-gold oranges, and oval lemons of green gold.

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  • Of course we can allow for the false bottoms that are so frequently used in the baskets of fruitsellers to make the basket appear to contain more fruit than it really does.

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  • Far below, the soft mist of the dawn still lay upon the city, whence the distant cries of the water-carriers and fruitsellers came echoing up from the waking streets, the call of the women to one another from the housetops, and now and then the neighing of a horse far out upon the meadows; while the fleet swallows circled over all in swift wide curves, with a silvery fresh stream of unceasing twittering music.

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  • The accepted version of how things happened in Tunisia was that a fruit seller who was mistreated by the government set himself on fire and this began an uprising by the impoverished fruitsellers in the marketplace and so on.

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  • Thu Jul 22 2010 at reborn into a world of fruitsellers, the homeless purpleland* here regains its color --- the old man on the corner looked up into the sun; wiping sweat from his brow, he exhaled the baked air.

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  • The mish-mash of fruitsellers, newsagents, hardware stores, laundries, banks, mechanics workshops and electrical outlets, to name just a few, were accompanied by the most incredible smell. Recent Updates

  • 2 The official took arbitrary official action that benefited the fruitsellers while harming a different constituent.

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  • 1 The fruitsellers gave the government official money.

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