[Ads-l] candy butcher

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Wed Nov 22 11:50:51 EST 2017


OED has 1873 for butcher (n) "a vendor of sweets, fruit, etc., in a railway train, a theatre, etc."


Virginia City _Montana Post_ 25 Sep 1868 p 2 col 6
""Candy butcher" is the name applied to the youth who dispenses refreshments at a circus."

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