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newsvendor

[nooz-ven-der, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌvɛn dər, ˈnyuz-/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
a person who sells newspapers or periodicals.
Origin of newsvendor
1825-1835
1825-35; news + vendor
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  • He hurried away after the newsvendor, and then counted his change and argued about a coin which he thought was counterfeit.

    Marie Tarnowska Annie Vivanti
  • The boy of fifteen was editor, compositor, and newsvendor in one.

    The Boyhood of Great Inventors A. Fraser Robertson
  • Before getting into the train, I observed a newsvendor on the platform.

  • I could be a newsvendor no longer: for the want of capital to invest in the business.

    Lost Lenore Charles Beach
  • He stopped at a newsvendor, dropped in a coin, and waited for the reproducing mechanism to turn out a fresh paper.

    Anything You Can Do ... Gordon Randall Garrett
  • The journey from Vigo to Orense occupied five hours; and there was the same time spent on the return, which the newsvendor made.

    A Corner of Spain Walter Wood
  • I will say newsvendor if that will be better—one cannot be too particular—Aged—?

    The Perpetual Curate Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • He next collected the pieces of the racing-paper and showed them to a newsvendor, who easily recognized the Turf Illustr.

  • The newsvendor, grizzled and sunburnt right into the wrinkles, picked up the sheet and looked at her wonderingly.

    A Bed of Roses W. L. George
  • The newsvendor's stall and the doctor's office within hail of each other!

    The Gentle Art of Making Enemies James McNeill Whistler

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