Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of newsvendor.

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Examples

  • The newsvendors and newsmen are a very subordinate part of that wonderful engine — the newspaper press.

    Speeches: Literary and Social

  • Well, as a sort of beacon in a sufficiently dark life, and as an assurance that among a little body of working men there is a feeling of brotherhood and sympathy -- which is worth much to all men, or they would herd with wolves — the newsvendors once upon a time established the

    Speeches: Literary and Social

  • It is stated that there are several newsvendors who are not members of this society; but that is true in all institutions which have come under my experience.

    Speeches: Literary and Social

  • Then quietly the electric lights came on again, and an uproar of nocturnal newsvendors began in the streets.

    The War in the Air

  • I came out, after I had paid my bill, into a street that echoed to the bawlings of two newsvendors and to the noisy yappings of a dog they had raised to emulation.

    In the Days of the Comet

  • In front of the Houses of Parliament and in Whitehall, newsvendors were calling, “Grave situation in the Transvaal!” but the cries hardly roused him, absorbed in recollection of that very beautiful figure, of her soft dark glance, and the words: “I have never had one since.”

    In Chancery

  • About twelve there came a bawling of newsvendors from the adjacent road; but it passed.

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

  • Of course, as a natural consequence of these difficulties, the paper was sometimes hard to be got, so that, taking advantage of this, some of the newsvendors and all the newsboys in

    The Life Story of an Old Rebel

  • A stamped addressed envelope brought in return sample copies of two undated newsprints, entitled _The Rib Tickler_ and _The Liberator_, and, to the honour of newsvendors, we learn that these papers are "not supplied by newsagents."

    Birth Control A Statement of Christian Doctrine against the Neo-Malthusians

  • Of course, as a natural consequence of these difficulties, the paper was sometimes hard to be got, so that, taking advantage of this, some of the newsvendors and all the newsboys in Dublin were reaping a rich harvest, as, owing to the anxiety of the people to get copies, they were frequently sold on the streets of the cities and towns in Ireland at from 6d. to 2s. 6d. a copy.

    The Life Story of an Old Rebel

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