Here come the fruit cutters to help get a cargo for the "fruiter" we saw at anchor.
"Put us aboard the fruiter or some steamer," Frank again wrote.
But we kept going toward this Anchuria, where the fruiter was bound for.
For the lengthened form poulterer, cf. fruiterer for fruiter, and see Chapter XV.
From the southward a "fruiter," as the vessels bringing fruit from the West Indies are called, came bravely up the coast.