Vending

[v_ˈɛ_n_d_ɪ_ŋ], [vˈɛndɪŋ], [vˈɛndɪŋ]

Definitions of vending:

  1.   of Vend
  2.   the act of selling goods for a living

Quotes for vending:

  1. I'd watch my father get up at 5 o'clock and go down to the Eastern Market in Detroit to do the shopping for his restaurant, and get that business going and then go out on his vending machine business. – Ed Bradley

Usage examples for vending:

  1. We hear of merchants who publicly practised the commerce of vending slaves, which indicates the utmost degree of poverty. ” – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  2. The square, before the west front of the church, was the rendezvous both of townsmen and countryfolks: but what was my astonishment on observing in one corner of it, a quack doctor vending powder for the effectual polishing of metals. ” – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  3. Even the mere soap- vending tradesmen bid us 'beware of imitations. ” – Prose Fancies by Richard Le Gallienne
  4. He went into business on his own account, vending colours in the quarter and the suburbs. ” – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  5. Most of the summer he drove about the prairie in a wagon, vending cheap oleographs and patent medicines, and during the winter contrived to obtain free quarters from his bachelor acquaintances. ” – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss

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