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greengrocer

Chiefly Brit a retail trader in fruit and vegetables
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Serjeant Buzfuz paused in this place, to see whether the jury smiled at his joke; but as nobody took it but the greengrocer, whose sensitiveness on the subject was very probably occasioned by his having subjected a chaise-cart to the process in question on that identical morning, the learned Serjeant considered it advisable to undergo a slight relapse into the dismals before he concluded.
The red-faced shopman regarded him with an eye of menace; but he continued gaily, swinging his cane, "Why," he pursued, "why are two tickets wrongly placed in a greengrocer's shop like a shovel hat that has come to London for a holiday?
Hill, florist and greengrocer (they soon discovered that there was money in asparagus; and asparagus led to other vegetables), had an air which stamped the business as classy; and in private life he was still Frederick Eynsford Hill, Esquire.
WHILE traditional greengrocers may be disappearing from the high street, Pear of Plums has put its roots firmly down in Nuneaton town centre - and business is blooming.
All of the produce is just so fresh, it is great to have a greengrocers back in town."
The arrested profiteers included nanbais (bread-makers), grocers, fruiterers and greengrocers etc.
"Oliveira's, although predominantly a greengrocers, is committed to bringing awareness about environmental issues to the people of Banff."
Greengrocers and vendors in Ramazan bazaars are fleecing consumers in broad daylight but no government official is present to regulate prices.'
The penalised retailers included fruit sellers, greengrocers, grocers, bakers and sellers of confectionery items, chicken meat sellers, milk sellers, beef sellers and other profiteers in different parts of the metropolis.
After leaving school at the age of 14 the keen drama student and Boys' Brigade member started helping his father in his greengrocers' shop at the corner of Kingsland Road.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 30 (ANI): Mumbai's heavy flooding that disrupted the daily life of Mumbaikars yesterday, also put a break to local greengrocers' business.
She says: "The photograph of Shambles Lane showed the greengrocers belonging to the Howarth brothers, George and Henry, I think.