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  • as inhawker
  • as inhuckster

synonyms for colporteur

  • costermonger
  • huckster
  • salesperson
  • seller
  • pitchperson
  • street seller
  • street vendor
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How to use colporteur in a sentence

There was not the same public to welcome the Gypsy as had hailed the Colporteur.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
Will you write the tracts, or get them written, so that I may commence colporteur?
JOHN BROWN, SOLDIER OF FORTUNEHILL PEEBLES WILSON
He is a colporteur, and introduces the Holy Scriptures into families to whom he speaks concerning the things of God.
MEMOIR AND DIARY OF JOHN YEARDLEY, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELJOHN YEARDLEY
Art became a colporteur, a distributer of tracts, a mendicant missionary whose highest ambition was to suppress all heathen joy.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 11 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
He was a person of such excellent character and conduct, that he had been selected as colporteur for the neighbourhood.
THE HUGUENOTS IN FRANCESAMUEL SMILES.
A colporteur, not ill-named as M. Pamphlet, comes to urge payment of his bill.
DIDEROT AND THE ENCYCLOPDISTSJOHN MORLEY
He became a colporteur for a tract society, and was given as territory the towns on the east side of the Hudson River.
FROM THE BOTTOM UPALEXANDER IRVINE
The Negro bought a dollar's worth of tracts, and persuaded the colporteur to spend the night with them.
FROM THE BOTTOM UPALEXANDER IRVINE
The pork and fish and plover over the fire, like a missionary or colporteur or Sunday-school teacher, are doing good!
THE SEAT OF EMPIRECHARLES CARLETON COFFIN
He had already decided that the man was neither a colporteur nor a clerical mendicant; his clothes were too good, for one thing.
AN ALABASTER BOXMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN AND FLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO COLPORTEUR

  • colporteur
  • costermonger
  • huckster
  • pitchperson
  • salesperson
  • seller
  • street seller
  • street vendor
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