/ (ˈpaɪmən) /
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noun plural -men
British obsolete a seller of pies
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How to use pieman in a sentence
I shall feel myself a pieman's chuckpenny as long as I'm unproductive, now I 've come back and have to own to a home,' he said.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
I had noticed a famous pieman, and thought I could do it better myself.A History of the Cries of London|Charles Hindley
Pieman and ballad-monger did their usual roaring trade amidst the dense throng.The Chronicles of Newgate, v. 2/2|Arthur Griffiths
On these marine stations (as at Pieman's River on the west coast), their huts were constructed with more care.
Do our readers recollect a Pantomime some years ago, in which he was introduced begging a tart from a pieman?A History of Pantomime|R. J. Broadbent