- British obsolete a seller of pies
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Examples from the Web for pieman
Says the pieman to Simple Simon, "Show me first your penny."Christmas Entertainments
Alice Maude Kellogg
Take care o' the archvay, gen'l'm'n. "Heads," as the pieman says.The Pickwick Papers
The London pieman, as he takes his walks abroad, makes a practice of “looking in” at all the taverns on his way.
My fame as a pieman led to my selling almanacks on the market days at Christmas.
He was a duffer besides being a pieman, and was transported some years ago.