Definition of peddle :
1. To do a small business; to be busy about trifles; to piddle.
2. To sell from place to place; to retail by carrying around from customer to customer; to hawk; hence, to retail in very small quantities; as, to peddle vegetables or tinware.
3. To travel about with wares for sale; to go from place to place, or from house to house, for the purpose of retailing goods; as, to peddle without a license.
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- Portuguese children from " up Harniss way" sometimes called to peddle huckleberries, but this child was no " Portugee." - "Cy Whittaker's Place", Joseph C. Lincoln.
- That's honest sweetenin', remarked the Trapper with decided emphasis; and that is more'n ye can say of the sugar of the settlements, leastwise ef a man can jedge by the stuff they peddle at the clearin'. - "How John Norton the Trapper Kept His Christmas", W. H. H. Murray.
- As they stood watching Calvin peddle his bills the convention saw what he was doing. - "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.