But they keep peddling them like a costermonger selling rotten fruit.
And the costermonger will rise to the political position of an important tradesman.
Why, a costermonger with his donkey might as well talk of his 'steed.'
You remember the costermonger whose family quarrelled with him for marrying beneath him?
He is a power in the land, though he does eat like a costermonger.
He has been hostler, costermonger, and taverner, and sings the delights of the city.
Some rich men there are who have less taste than a costermonger.
A costermonger is ignorant of such a place as Birmingham, but understands you in a moment if you talk of Brummagem.
It is a costermonger's donkey-cart which was racing the van.
The French costermonger has the more appropriate name of marchand des quatre saisons.