from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who deals in flesh; hence, a pimp, procurer, or pander.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who deals in flesh; hence, a pimp; a procurer; a pander.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who deals in flesh as food.
- n. A procurer; a pimp.
I'll say this for Wes, he is a grimly determined and wildly entertaining fleshmonger.
His wife is not his: his children are not his; they can be taken from him, and sold at any minute, as far away from each other as the human fleshmonger may see fit to carry them.
V. i.336 (134,7) [And was the duke a fleshmonger, a fool, and a coward, as you then reported him to be?]
And was the duke a fleshmonger, a fool, and a coward, as you then reported him to be?
"At Slabtown, a nondescript spot a mile above Cannon's, the light-marching band crossed in a row-boat; they piled brush and bent down saplings in the traveller's road, where he should almost reach the brow of the hill in his buggy, and when the fleshmonger halted at the obstacle, _chis, hola!
This was the finishing blow to Liston's offended dignity -- to be invited to dinner by a fat fleshmonger, merely to amuse his uncultivated cubs, was too much for the nervous system of the comedian to bear; but how to retreat? "