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peddler

noun [C]     /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 People who sell thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneurs disapproving someone who gives ideas to other people : a peddler of New Age philosophiesSpeakers and talkers (drug) peddler old-fashioned someone who sells illegal drugs to people Drugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug
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