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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Peddler  \Ped"dler\,  n.  [OE.  pedlere,  pedlare,  also  peddare 
  peoddare  fr  OE  ped  a  basket,  of  unknown  origin.] 
  One  who  peddles;  a  traveling  trader;  one  who  travels  about 
  retailing  small  wares;  a  hawker.  [Written  also  {pedlar}  and 
  {pedler}.]  ``Some  vagabond  huckster  or  peddler.''  --Hakluyt. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  someone  who  travels  about  selling  his  wares  [syn:  {pedlar}] 
  2:  someone  who  sells  illegal  drugs  [syn:  {pusher},  {drug 
  peddler},  {drug  trafficker}] 

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