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purveyor
used in Macbeth

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Definition
a provider of something — such as a commercial business selling something, or a person spreading gossip
  • We cours'd him at the heels, and had a purpose To be his purveyor: but he rides well; And his great love, sharp as his spur, hath holp him To his home before us.
    1.6 — Act 1 Scene 6 — The same. Before the Castle (72% in)

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