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pedlary

[ped-luh-ree] /ˈpɛd lə ri/
noun, plural pedlaries.
1.

peddlery

or pedlary, pedlery

[ped-luh-ree] /ˈpɛd lə ri/
noun, plural peddleries.
1.
the business of a peddler.
2.
peddlers' wares.
3.
Origin of peddlery
1520-1530
First recorded in 1520-30; peddler + -y3
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  • I shall send this, as my former, by a poor man, who travels every day with pedlary matters.

    Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) Samuel Richardson

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