Do you know the poulterer's, in the next street but one, at the corner?
We sold them to a poulterer at Brighton, who took all we could catch in a season at 18d.
Tooke, whose real name was Horne, was born in 1736, the son of a poulterer.
If we was charging sixpence a-head or so—— said prudent Pigeon, the poulterer.
I've seen 'em trundled out in fever and plague, egad, lying in rows, like plucked chickens in a poulterer's shop.
Are there no pigeons and chickens in every poulterer's shop?
I have never been a farrier, though Joliet himself made me perforce a poulterer.
I don't think it beneath me to sell the game killed on my estate to the poulterer.
Do not forget the three tickets for us for your lecture, and the ticket for Baily, the poulterer.
It would be worth inquiry when the incorrect duplication of termination first produced our modern words upholsterer and poulterer?
"dealer in poultry," 1630s, a redundancy, but it has largely ousted original poulter (mid-13c., pulter), from Anglo-French poleter, pulleter, Old French pouletier "poulterer," from pouletrie (see poultry). With agent suffix -er (1). Poetic poulter's measure (1570s), according to Miller Williams, is "So called because with its thirteen feet it suggests the poulter's old practice of giving an extra egg with the second dozen." ["Patterns of Poetry," Louisiana State University, 1986].