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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.
The Green Valley Grocer is a community-owned greengrocer that raised its start-up capital by issuing shares to members of the local community after the greengrocer's shop on the same site ceased trading.
VILLAGE greengrocer Rod Stobo has gone plum crazy - by enticing his customers with 14 different varieties of the popular summer fruit.
Margaret Howe, 52, greengrocer, Benwell: I think there are plenty already, but if people have got the money, then fair enough.
Lifelong greengrocer Tony Wilson, of Wilson's in Marton, said the scheme could boost independent grocers' income.
So I went down there and saw the advert for a job with a greengrocer.
Ann Whyte and Maureen Todd are the first in Scotland to be awarded the title of master greengrocer by their employers, ASDA.
Police say the death of the popular 46-year-old greengrocer at his house is not being treated as suspicious.
. In tonight''s Mary, Queen of Shops (BBC2, 9pm), Ms Portas comes to the aid of three sisters who recently bought a Wirral greengrocer''s that has been open for 115 years.
Martin Kenworthy, the greengrocer featured on the front page of last week's All Our Yesterdays supplement, celebrated his 81st birthday last week.