traveling salesman[trăvˈə-lĭng, trăvˈlĭng]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a salesperson who travels from place to place soliciting orders for the business firm he or she represents
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A man who travels in a given territory to solicit business orders or sell merchandise.