ply one's wares

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Definition of ply one's wares

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: to sell one's goods a street where many artists ply their wares on the sidewalk

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“Ply one's wares.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ply%20one's%20wares. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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