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a man or boy who sells wares from a barrow; costermonger.
Historical Examples

Just wait till I’m herdsman, and then I’ll have a barrow-boy of my own to knock about!
The Yellow Rose Mr Jkai

The barrow-boy now came up, and announced that from the look-out tree he had seen the other cowherd coming up at a gallop.
The Yellow Rose Mr Jkai


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