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peddler

noun [C] uk   /ˈped.lər/  us   /-lɚ/ (UK also pedlar)
especially in the past, a person who travelled to different places to sell small goods, usually by going from house to house disapproving someone who gives ideas to other people: a peddler of New Age philosophies(drug) peddler old-fashioned someone who sells illegal drugs to people
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