n.1.A salesman in a shop; a shopman; - used contemptuously.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Queen's presence at the end of the Mall has meant that we are represented by a figure of decency, restraint and dignity - the Queen stops a grasping counterjumper like Cherie Blair swanning around as First Lady.
Ironically, in concealing the physicality of their work, clerks instead became caricatured as unproductive, effeminate counterjumpers who spent their days catering to the whims of (or preying on) female consumers.