sales·​la·​dy | \ ˈsālz-ˌlā-dē How to pronounce saleslady (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The saleslady pops back up from behind the counter. Chicago Tribune,, "Algren Award finalist: "Nothing Less Than 20,000 Watts" by Susan Finch," 2 June 2018

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First Known Use of saleslady

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Saleslady.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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