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commercial traveller

noun
  1. another name for travelling salesman
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Historical Examples

  • The tin box belonged to a commercial-traveller, who was bound for the Htel Du Lac.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 103, September 17, 1892

    Various

  • But all the same, that bit of commercial-traveller's waggery was rather novel, in the circumstances.

    The Crystal Stopper

    Maurice LeBlanc