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purveyor
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
a provider of something — such as a commercial business selling something, or a person spreading gossip
  • Moreover, he was as illiterate as old Mrs. Mingott, and considered "fellows who wrote" as the mere paid purveyors of rich men's pleasures; and no one rich enough to influence his opinion had ever questioned it.
    Chapter 12 (19% in)

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