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Noun1.slopseller - a dealer in cheap ready-made clothing
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
bargainer, dealer, monger, trader - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
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There were yet a few minutes to spare, so, having secured the places, Nicholas hurried into a slopseller's hard by, and bought Smike a great-coat.
George's in the East, London, argued that poor single women and widows "would be better off, if they really understood their own interest, in the workhouse," because slopsellers only paid them three shillings a week knowing outdoor relief would enable them to survive.