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[seylz-ley-dee] /ˈseɪlzˌleɪ di/
noun, plural salesladies.
a saleswoman.
Origin of saleslady
1855-60, Americanism; sales + lady Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Miss Upton's eyes glistened and she drew the saleslady aside.

    In Apple-Blossom Time Clara Louise Burnham
  • "Perhaps the finish is a little higher," ventured the saleslady.

    Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill
  • The saleslady seemed not to have heard the western girls objection to the gown.

    Polly in New York Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • I was then taken to the saleslady who made me out and showed to her.

  • But if you've had any experience as a saleslady—you look all right—well, see here, I'll try and give you a chance.

    Winnie Childs C. N. Williamson
  • They tell me that I have missed my vocation, that I ought to have been a saleslady.

    A "Y Girl in France Katherine Shortall
  • The saleslady, a little black-eyed creature, scowled at me and refused to sell so little, even though I looked to be a shop-girl.

    The Crimson Thread Roy J. Snell
  • Ill take two quarter pounds, if you please, Maam, she said to the saleslady.

    The Corner House Girls Grace Brooks Hill
  • I asked the saleslady to take me to the toy counter, as I could sing again for things I wanted.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • Ask any successful clothing salesman or saleslady what is the best way to arouse desire for a suit, a cloak or a gown.

    Analyzing Character Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb

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