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Word: purveyor

Definition: furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide


Sentences Containing 'purveyor'

Silence, purveyor of gossip, do not spread that report.
When the king's troops, when his household, or his officers of any kind, passed through any part of the country, the yeomanry were bound to provide them with horses, carriages, and provisions, at a price regulated by the purveyor.
Who would think that so pretty a toy would be a purveyor to the gallows and the prison?

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