shopman

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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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Jerry of course came back to the stand, but in about ten minutes one of the shopmen called him, so we drew up to the pavement.
Then, taking leave of Planchet, who was scolding his shopmen, even the cousin of Truchen, his successor, the gentlemen set out to pay a visit to M.
The individual members of this class, however, are being constantly hurled down into the proletariat by the action of competition, and, as modern industry develops, they even see the moment approaching when they will completely disappear as an independent section of modern society, to be replaced, in manufactures, agriculture and commerce, by overlookers, bailiffs and shopmen.
In a carriage once more, bustling about from milliner to linen-draper, escorted back to the carriage by obsequious shopmen or polite owners, Mrs.
Hard times were already in the neighborhood, where lived the families of the shopmen who had gone out on strike.
I go to classes, or oftener stay away from them and sit smoking in the Public Princes Street Gardens, where one sees a great deal of easy life in shirt-sleeves, shop girls and shopmen .
Such sources have brought to light a number of people involved in musical-instrument making at all levels since porters, workmen and shopmen have all been called upon to bear witness and provide evidence to the court.
95) In World War I, President Wilson pushed to settle disputes involving railroad shopmen and coal miners, with wage agreements that reflected the government's viewpoint on "industrial equity.
A renegade group did form a provisional strike committee; some 200 construction labourers, electricians, and railway shopmen left their jobs, but returned to work within a few days.
I ran out to the streets, where cars slowed to catcall me, where shopmen turned to rate my tits, my ass, where a million girls-mommies-grannies marched on by.
The courts were closed, and CPR shopmen were given the day off.