poulterer


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poulterer

(ˈpəʊltərə)
n
(Agriculture) Brit another word for a poultryman
[C17: from obsolete poulter, from Old French pouletier, from poulet pullet]

poul•ter•er

(ˈpoʊl tər ər)

n. Brit.
a dealer in poultry, hares, and game.
[1525–35; obsolete poulter poultry dealer (< Middle French pouletier; see pullet, -ier2) + -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poulterer - a dealer in poultry and poultry products
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
Translations
بائِع طيور او دواجِن
obchodník s drůbeží
vildthandler
baromfi- és vadkereskedõ
alifuglabóndi
obchodník s hydinou
tavukçu

poulterer

[ˈpəʊltərəʳ] N (Brit) → pollero/a m/f
poulterer's (shop)pollería f

poulterer

n (Brit) → Geflügelhändler(in) m(f); poulterer’s (shop)Geflügelhandlung f

poulterer

[ˈpəʊltrəʳ] n (Brit) → pollivendolo/a

poultry

(ˈpəultri) noun
farmyard birds, eg hens, ducks, geese, turkeys. They keep poultry.
ˈpoulterer noun
a person who sells poultry (and game) as food. We ordered a turkey from the poulterer.
References in classic literature ?
Paul's, and I should be as glad of your nurseryman and poulterer as you could be.
Thank you; but there is no escaping these little vexations, Mary, live where we may; and when you are settled in town and I come to see you, I dare say I shall find you with yours, in spite of the nurseryman and the poulterer, perhaps on their very account.
When Tess had occupied herself about an hour the next morning in altering and improving the arrangements, according to her skilled ideas as the daughter of a professed poulterer, the door in the wall opened and a servant in white cap and apron entered.
I don't think it beneath me to sell the game killed on my estate to the poulterer.
And indeed it was by great accident that he himself had passed through that field, in order to lay wires for hares, with which he was to supply a poulterer at Bath the next morning.
A single basket made of moss, once containing plovers' eggs, held all that the poulterer had to say to the rabble.
As the Post puts it: "The Clown, involved in a quarrel, sees his adversary [a poulterer, we learn from the manuscript] take the appearance of a game-cock.