Definitions

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  • n. A stall at which fresh vegetables are exposed for sale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stall at which greens and fresh vegetables are exposed for sale.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stall on which greens are exposed for sale.

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Examples

  • As the vehicle proceeded along one side of the market, he was surprised with the appearance of Hatchway and Pipes, who stood cheapening cauliflowers at a green-stall, their heads being cased in worsted nightcaps, half covered with their hats, and

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • He wrote to his wife from the first port in the Channel, after his most successful voyage, to request her to come to London to meet him; he even wished her to determine on living there for the future, to save him the trouble of coming to her the moment he came on shore; and to turn a penny by keeping a green-stall.

    Maria, or, The Wrongs of Woman

  • It is certain, indeed, that one may be guilty of omission, as well as of the opposite extreme; but a fault on that side will be more easily pardoned, as it is better to be hungry than surfeited; and to miss your dessert at the table of a man whose gardens abound with the choicest fruits, than to have your taste affronted with every sort of trash that can be picked up at the green-stall or the wheel-barrow.

    The Works of Henry Fielding, Volume Six: Miscellanies

  • a fault on that side will be more easily pardoned, as it is better to be hungry than surfeited; and to miss your dessert at the table of a man whose gardens abound with the choicest fruits, than to have your taste affronted with every sort of trash that can be picked up at the green-stall or the wheel-barrow.

    Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon — Volume 1

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