noun see peddler

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  • Pedlar — may be:* The British English form of peddler *Pedlar Island, Ontario, Canada *Pedlar River, Virginia, USA *Pedlar Wildlife Management Area in Monongalia County, West Virginia *Pedlar Palmer, Alfred Brian Palmer, a Royal Navy captain * A surname.… …   Wikipedia

  • pedlar — one might say that a pedlar is one who trades as he travels as distinct from one who merely travels to trade. Per J. Hutchison in Watson v. Malloy [1988] 1 WLR 1026. The significance is that a pedlar requires a pedlar s certificate (under the… …   Law dictionary

  • pedlar — pedlar, peddler The dominant BrE spelling has changed, along with a change in principal meaning, from pedlar, the traditional form for the itinerant seller of small items, to the AmE spelling peddler, associated especially with the selling of… …   Modern English usage

  • Pedlar — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Philip Pedlar (1889–??), walisischer Fußballspieler William Pedlar (* ?), kanadischer Tennisspieler Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pedlar — Ped lar, Pedler Ped ler, n. See {Peddler}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pedlar — (Pedler, engl., spr. peddler), Hausierer. P. Act, engl. Gesetz von 1870, s. Hausierhandel, S. 890 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pedlar — (engl., spr. peddlĕr), Hausierer, bes. in Nordamerika …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • pedlar — UK US /ˈpedlər/ noun [C] UK COMMERCE ► PEDDLER(Cf. ↑peddler) …   Financial and business terms

  • pedlar — (also peddler) ► NOUN 1) a travelling trader who sells small goods. 2) a person who sells illegal drugs or stolen goods. 3) a person who promotes an idea or view. ORIGIN perhaps from dialect ped «pannier» …   English terms dictionary

  • pedlar — or pedler [ped′lər, ped′ l ər] PEDDLER pedlary n. pedlery …   English World dictionary

  • pedlar — n. an influence; itinerant; smut pedlar * * * itinerant smut pedlar an influence …   Combinatory dictionary

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