salesman

[ seylz-muh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF salesman
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The house was unlocked, their landlord being a salesman at Covent Garden.

As for his not encountering the salesman until now, he had been lucky.

She thanked Heaven that Gerald was a genius, not a salesman.

Some customers are slow to open up and extend their confidence to a salesman.

No salesman ever made a distinct hit by telling vulgar stories.

The father was a salesman in Germany, and can get no employment in this country.

My salesman was instructed to inspect the carcasses after they were slaughtered, and to report.

He worked for twenty years without a book-keeper, clerk, salesman, or agent.

"Nothing of the kind—I'm a salesman," ended Hartley, with a laugh.

The salesman turned to Welborn who in the whole deal had said never a word.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from genitive of sale (cf. craftsman, tradesman) + man (n.).

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