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salesclerk

[seylz-klurk] /ˈseɪlzˌklɜrk/
noun
1.
a person who sells goods in a store.
Origin of salesclerk
1930-1935
1930-35; sales + clerk
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  • After the preliminary training which every salesclerk receives, he or she is assigned to a department.

    The Romance of a Great Store Edward Hungerford
  • Hardly less than the salesclerk does the wagon driver of the store have it in his power to make or lose friends for his house.

    The Romance of a Great Store Edward Hungerford
  • It helps to make the salesclerk a vital factor of the store organization.

    The Romance of a Great Store Edward Hungerford
  • Under each of these sub-heads, the salesclerk has collected a group of points necessary to their attainment.

    The Romance of a Great Store Edward Hungerford
  • The salesclerk is set a moderate quota for his or her week's work.

    The Romance of a Great Store Edward Hungerford
  • We have left milady's package where she left it, in the hands of the salesclerk who sold it to her.

    The Romance of a Great Store Edward Hungerford
British Dictionary definitions for salesclerk

salesclerk

/ˈseɪlzˌklɜːrk/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a shop assistant Sometimes shortened to clerk
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