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verb (used with object), peddled, peddling.
to carry (small articles, goods, wares, etc.) from place to place for sale at retail; hawk.
to deal out, distribute, or dispense, especially in small quantities: to peddle radical ideas.
to sell (drugs) illicitly.
verb (used without object), peddled, peddling.
to go from place to place with goods, wares, etc., for sale at retail.
to occupy oneself with trifles; trifle.

1525–35; apparently back formation from peddler; in def. 4, reinforced by piddle

repeddle, verb (used with object), repeddled, repeddling.
unpeddled, adjective

pedal, peddle, petal.
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peddle (ˈpɛdəl)
1.  to go from place to place selling (goods, esp small articles)
2.  (tr) to sell (illegal drugs, esp narcotics)
3.  (tr) to advocate (ideas) persistently or importunately: to peddle a new philosophy
4.  archaic (intr) to trifle
[C16: back formation from pedlar]

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Word Origin & History

"to retail," 1837, colloquial back formation from peddler.
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Example sentences
We did everything ourselves, from stapling the pages together to peddling them
  to bookshops.
Health experts regularly lambast them for peddling food that makes people fat.
The garrisons persist, but the gangs have turned to peddling drugs.
Food companies peddling fattening grub are suffering.
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