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saleslady

[seylz-ley-dee]
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noun, plural sales·la·dies.
  1. a saleswoman.

Origin of saleslady

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; sales + lady
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Examples from the Web for saleslady

Historical Examples

  • Miss Upton's eyes glistened and she drew the saleslady aside.

    In Apple-Blossom Time

    Clara Louise Burnham

  • "Perhaps the finish is a little higher," ventured the saleslady.

    Coniston, Complete

    Winston Churchill

  • I had to explain a whole lot to Mama and Marie and the saleslady.

    Paris Vistas

    Helen Davenport Gibbons

  • I was then taken to the saleslady who made me out and showed to her.

  • They tell me that I have missed my vocation, that I ought to have been a saleslady.

    A "Y Girl in France

    Katherine Shortall