Italian warehouseman

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Italian warehouseman a dealer in the finer kinds of groceries, as macaroni, vermicelli, dried fruits, &c
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It. Italiano, Italico—L. Italia—Gr. italos, a bull.

Usage

In literature:

It was also yellow painted, and bore a carrier in front blazoned with the name of a Northbourne Italian Warehouseman.
"The Man Who Lost Himself" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
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