shopman

shopman

(ˈʃɒpmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Commerce) a man who is employed to work in a shop
2. (Commerce) a shopkeeper
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References in classic literature ?
But the moon still revolveth around all that is earthly: so revolveth also the prince around what is earthliest of all--that, however, is the gold of the shopman.
I saw the shopman struggling still on the edge of the pit.
It was the head of the shopman who had fallen in, but showing as a little black object against the hot western sun.
Pumblechook wore corduroys, and so did his shopman; and somehow, there was a general air and flavour about the corduroys, so much in the nature of seeds, and a general air and flavour about the seeds, so much in the nature of corduroys, that I hardly knew which was which.
She went to a linen-draper's shop, took some coarse linen off the counter, and slipped it under her cloak; the shopman saw her, and she laid it down: for this she was hanged.
"Do you mean a Guide for this month or a Guide for July?" asked the shopman, addressing his customer.
The shopman (he knows my friend) was naturally a little staggered at first; but, quickly recovering himself, and feeling that something ought to be done to encourage this sort of thing, asked our hero if he would like to see some fine old carved oak.
"Your honor..." replied the shopman in the frieze coat, "your honor, in accord with the proclamation of his highest excellency the count, they desire to serve, not sparing their lives, and it is not any kind of riot, but as his highest excellence said..."
Alas!" sighed he, "I know one in which all is stately; but there sits already a spruce young shopman, which is the only thing that's amiss in the whole shop.
At the chemist's the lank shopman sealed up a packet of powders for a coachman who stood waiting, and refused him opium with the same callousness with which the doctor's footman had cleaned his lamp chimneys.
But near the instep there is a small circular wafer of paper with the shopman's hieroglyphics upon it.
Why, you see even a squintin' packman's better nor a shopman as can see straight.