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 Spirit of Christmas Present takes Scrooge through the snowcovered streets of London "the poulterers shops were still halfopen, and the fruiterers were radiant in their glory.
We shall be sending a boy to market as usual, for which he will get his usual shilling, on the 24th to get the big prize turkey from the poulterers.
Meanwhile, at the time of writing, there's only one more shopping day left and I haven't bought a single thing, being led, as I am, astray by new pubs, clubs and poulterers.
According to the Poultry Meat Producers and Poulterers Association, Turkey's poultry exports have risen constantly since 2007, following a temporary slowdown due to an avian flu scare in 2005.