Definition for pedlar (2 of 2)
Origin of peddler
Examples from the Web for pedlar
Judging from his name, "twists and needles," he or his father was probably a pedlar (Layard's edition of "Kugler," i. 334).
An unworthy merchant is a kind of pedlar, who (with the help of a broker) gets more by his wit than by his honesty.
The pedlar named the price, and Leonora took the box; she intended to give it to little Louisa.The Bracelets|Maria Edgeworth
In these letters I do not intend to mistake a pedlar for a mountaineer, nor a hearthstone for a granite peak.The Glory of English Prose|Stephen Coleridge
Disqualified by his imperfect vision from engaging in manual labour, he chose the business of pedlar or travelling merchant.