peddlers

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Peddler \Ped"dler\, noun [OE. pedlere, pedlare, also peddare, peoddare, fr. OE. ped a basket, of unknown origin.] One who peddles; a traveling trader; one who travels about, retailing small wares; a hawker. [Written also {pedlar} and {pedler}.] "Some vagabond huckster or peddler." --Hakluyt.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

peddler

noun

1: someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals) [syn: {peddler}, {pedlar}, {packman}, {hawker}, {pitchman}]

2: an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs [syn: {pusher}, {drug peddler}, {peddler}, {drug dealer}, {drug trafficker}]


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