stall·hold·er | \ ˈstȯl-ˌhōl-dər \

Definition of stallholder 

chiefly British

: one who manages a stall at which articles are sold

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Back in the pilgrimage town, Teresa wanders the busy marketplace and gets talked into trying on a dress by a jovially persuasive stallholder who introduces himself as El Gringo (Rissi). David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Desert Bride' ('La Novia del deserto'): Film Review | Cannes 2017," 26 May 2017 In the nearby market, some stallholders count Mr. Rosindell as part of that elite. Katrin Bennhold, New York Times, "In a Pro-‘Brexit’ Corner of Britain, Impatience to Be Done With It," 29 Jan. 2017

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1881, in the meaning defined above

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