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Peddle definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PED'DLE, v.i. To be busy about trifles.
1. To travel about the country and retail goods. He peddles for a living.
PED'DLE, v.t. To sell or retail, usually by traveling about the country.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: sell or offer for sale from place to place [syn: peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch]

Merriam Webster's

verb (peddled; peddling) Etymology: back-formation from peddler, from Middle English pedlere, alteration of pedder peddler Date: 1532 intransitive verb 1. to travel about with wares for sale; broadly sell 2. to be busy with trifles ; piddle transitive verb 1. to sell or offer for sale from place to place ; hawk; broadly sell 2. to deal out or seek to disseminate 3. to offer or promote as valuable

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. 1 tr. a sell (goods), esp. in small quantities, as a pedlar. b advocate or promote (ideas, a philosophy, a way of life, etc.). 2 tr. sell (drugs) illegally. 3 intr. engage in selling, esp. as a pedlar. Etymology: back-form. f. PEDLAR

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Peddle Ped"dle, v. i. [From Peddler.] 1. To travel about with wares for sale; to go from place to place, or from house to house, for the purpose of retailing goods; as, to peddle without a license. 2. To do a small business; to be busy about trifles; to piddle.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Peddle Ped"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Peddled; p. pr. & vb. n. Peddling.] To sell from place to place; to retail by carrying around from customer to customer; to hawk; hence, to retail in very small quantities; as, to peddle vegetables or tinware.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(peddles, peddling, peddled) 1. Someone who peddles things goes from place to place trying to sell them. (OLD-FASHIONED) His attempts to peddle his paintings around London's tiny gallery scene proved unsuccessful. VERB: V n 2. Someone who peddles drugs sells illegal drugs. When a drug pusher offered the Los Angeles youngster $100 to peddle drugs, Jack refused. = push VERB: V n peddling The war against drug peddling is all about cash. 3. If someone peddles an idea or a piece of information, they try very hard to get people to accept it. They even set up their own news agency to peddle anti-isolationist propaganda. VERB: V n [disapproval]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. v. a. Hawk, retail, vend. II. v. n. 1. Hawk, retail, vend. 2. Trifle, dawdle.



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