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- n. Plural form of pepperer.
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He did not exactly make over the provisioning of the City to the Corporation, but he first obtained an Act of Parliament throwing open the calling of fishmonger to all comers; and then another which practically abolished the trade of grocers, pepperers, fruiterers, butchers, and bakers.
Here are mercers; here goldsmiths; here armourers; here glovers; here pepperers or grocers; and so forth.
These three political insiders seem comfortable with their featured role as anecdote-pepperers and each takes advantage of it to good effect, cheerfully regaling us with little-known facts and interesting insights taken from their own experiences.
A number of goldsmiths and pepperers had come to loggerheads in St. Paul’s Churchyard during sermon time, and the mayor had committed one of the ringleaders to the compter.