costardmonger
Costermonger Cos"ter*mon`ger (k?s"t?r-m?n`g?r), n. [See {Costard}.] An apple seller; a hawker of, or dealer in, any kind of fruit or vegetables; a fruiterer. [Written also {costardmonger}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Costardmonger — Cos tard*mon ger ( m?n g?r), n. A costermonger. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • costardmonger — archaic variant of costermonger * * * cosˈtardmonger /kosˈtər mung gər/ same as ↑costermonger • • • Main Entry: ↑costard …   Useful english dictionary

  • Costermonger — Cos ter*mon ger (k?s t?r m?n g?r), n. [See {Costard}.] An apple seller; a hawker of, or dealer in, any kind of fruit or vegetables; a fruiterer. [Written also {costardmonger}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • costermonger — /ˈkɒstəmʌŋgə/ (say kostuhmungguh) noun British → barrowman. {earlier costardmonger, from costard type of apple + monger} …   Australian English dictionary

  • costermonger — [käs′tər muŋ΄gər, kôs′tər muŋ΄gər] n. [Early ModE costardmonger, apple dealer: see COSTARD & MONGER] Brit. a person who sells fruit or vegetables from a cart or street stand: also coster …   English World dictionary

  • cos|ter|mon|ger — «KOS tuhr MUHNG guhr, KS », noun. a person who sells fruit, vegetables, fish, or other produce or merchandise from a handcart or stand in the street. ╂[earlier costardmonger < costard + monger dealer, trader] …   Useful english dictionary

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