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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dealer in cheap ready-made clothing.

Usage examples (6)
  • Tell Mr Beaujou, the slopseller, to come here directly with some clothes for him.
  • So home, and late at my office, then home and there found a couple of state cups, very large, coming, I suppose, each to about L6 a piece, from Burrows the slopseller.
  • Hither comes to me young Captain Beckford, the slopseller, and there presents me a little purse with gold in it, it being, as he told me, for his present to me, at the...
  • Coningsby's coat was made by Stultz; almost every fellow in the sixth form had his coats made by Stultz; yet Coningsby fancied that his own garment looked as if it had been... for more
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