travelling salesman


  1. a salesman who travels within an assigned territory in order to sell merchandise or to solicit orders for the commercial enterprise he represents by direct personal contact with customers and potential customers Also calledcommercial travellertraveller

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The house in which Siders lodged belonged to a travelling salesman by the name of Winter.

I am not a travelling salesman (except in so far as all men are) so I do not often travel in the Club Car.

A travelling salesman, whom we met at Auray, told us that it was kept by an old cook, one of the Vatels of the stove.

"Yes, several," answered Richard, who was always as eager as a travelling salesman to recommend his wares.

The patron in the chair, a travelling salesman, watched the pantomime with interest.


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