noun, plural salesmen.
a man who sells goods, services, etc.

1515–25; sales + -man

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salesman (ˈseɪlzmən)
n , pl -men
1.  saleswoman, salesgirl, Also called: saleslady, Gender-neutral form: salesperson a person who sells merchandise or services either in a shop or by canvassing in a designated area
2.  short for travelling salesman

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Example sentences
But the snake oil salesman makes claims that usually cannot be substantiated.
It concerned a sort of high tech door-to-door salesman who had the ability to
  transport himself great distances instantly.
Others ooze the unwholesome patina of snake-oil salesman hoping to make a fast
In the first regime one salesman offered one piece of apple for a disc, while
  the other offered two.
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