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Word: purveyor

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


Sentences Containing 'purveyor'

According to "The Daily Telegraph" he has been described as the Jeffrey Archer of the art world, a purveyor of "badly conceived soft porn", and a painter of "dim erotica", According to "Vanity Fair", critics say Jack Vettriano paints brainless erotica.
Camel tobacco is the major purveyor of dissolvable tobacco products, with three varieties, including "strips", "sticks" and "orbs", however companies such as "Ariva" and "Stonewall" have also been successful with such manufacturing, marketing compressed tobacco lozenges.
Ending its involvement in nuclear industry will boost the credibility of Siemens as a purveyor of “green technology”.
Khalsa has engaged in various business activities, including the Jivan Jewelry and Nine Treasures, a purveyor of luxury watches, in order to provide financial resources for Sikh Dharma.
Silence, purveyor of gossip, do not spread that report.
The emergence of a consensus on this point within both the Honduran administration and armed forces coincided with a significant expansion of the United States' role in Honduras (both as policy adviser and as purveyor of military and economic aid).
The move, designed to target the important 30-and-under demographic, has been called risky by industry analysts because the company is known as a fast food purveyor and not as an alcoholic beverages seller.
Underneath the emblem will usually appear the phrase ""Proveedor de la Real Casa"", which translates as "Purveyor of the Royal House".
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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