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Definition of "market-gardener" []

  • One who raises vegetables and fruits for sale. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "market-gardener" in a sentence
  • "The produce of the market-gardener decorated the church here and there; and the impresario of the establishment, having picked up a Flemish painted window from old Moss in Wardour Street, had placed it in his chapel."
  • "And of these residents the family whose term comprised the story I wish to relate was that of Mr. Jacob Paddock the market-gardener, who dwelt there for some years with his wife and grown-up daughter."
  • "Even the farmer, thinking of wheat growing, and the market-gardener, thinking of his turnips, are apt to entertain a similar belief."