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Word: peddle

Definition: travel about selling (wares); CF. foot


Sentences Containing 'peddle'

Henceforth the firm was known as Peddle Thorp Walker and the office began to diversify from a purely domestic practice to one that also excelled at commercial and industrial architecture.
James Peddle was notable in the domestic field, adapting the practice of architecture he learned in England and the USA to the Sydney climate and conditions.
PTW Architects (formerly Peddle Thorp Walker) was established in Sydney by James Peddle in 1889.
They peddle out such a fish as that by the pound in the market-house there; everybody buys some of him; his meat's as white as snow and makes a good fry.

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