costardmonger

costardmonger

(ˈkʌstədˌmʌŋɡə)
n
Brit a costermonger
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The affirming line that the boy prophet sings to command the community's demonstration of assent, "Lift up thine eyes Jerusalem, see the power of the king," may be contrasted with the provocative words spoken by London Lollard Thomas Wassyngborn in 1482 on seeing a similarly public display of the sacrament en route to the sick: "Wher gothe ye costardmonger [fruitseller]?