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pedlary

[ped-luh-ree]
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noun, plural ped·lar·ies.
  1. peddlery.
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peddlery

or ped·lar·y, ped·ler·y

[ped-luh-ree]
noun, plural ped·dler·ies.
  1. the business of a peddler.
  2. peddlers' wares.
  3. trumpery.
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Origin of peddlery

First recorded in 1520–30; peddler + -y3
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Examples from the Web for pedlary

Historical Examples

  • 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