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Huxter

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. & v. i Huxter See Huckster.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n huxter See huckster.
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Usage

In literature:

You're afraid of these huxtering thieves!
"The Kellys and the O'Kellys" by Anthony Trollope
Abruptly Huxter's door opened and Huxter appeared, eyes staring with excitement, arms gesticulating.
"The Invisible Man" by H. G. Wells
As ill-luck would have it, Pen again fell in with Mr. Huxter, only three days after the rencontre at Vauxhall.
"The History of Pendennis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
When Selucius Huxter had arrived at his last illness, he proved himself more than ever in his life troublesome and wearing.
"McClure's Magazine, March, 1896, Vol. VI., No. 4." by Various
The old Quakeress is not a fashionable saint, for she never dreamed of this huxter business in spiritual affairs.
"Mexico and its Religion" by Robert A. Wilson
There were John Huxter, Sandy Kenneth, Jack Williams, Joe Drummond, and Bill Millins.
"Scottish Football Reminiscences and Sketches" by David Drummond Bone
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In poetry:

But the huxter has a bottle of beer;
He drives a cart and his wife sits near
Who does not heed his lack or his hump;
And they laugh as down the lane they bump
This fine May morning.
"The Huxter" by Edward Thomas