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Pedlar

is not a tramp who goes on his feet, as if from the Latin pedes (feet), but a man who carries a ped or hamper without a lid, in which are stored fish or other articles to hawk about the streets. In Norwich there is a place called the Ped-market, where women expose eggs, butter, cheese, etc., in open hampers.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Peck (A)
Pecker
Peckham
Pecksniff
Peculiar
Peculiars (The Court of)
Peculium
Pecuniary
Pedagogue
Pedlar
Pedlar’s Acre (Lambeth)
Pedlars French
Peebles
Peel
Peeler (A)
Peep
Peep-o-Day Boys
Peeping Tom of Coventry
Peerage of the Apostles
Peers of the Realm