1. a chimney sweep who goes from house to house offering his services.
|,||Dict. of Modern Sl. etc.|
|(con. 1840s–50s) London Labour and London Poor II 357/1: The ‘knullers’ or ‘queriers,’ that is to say, those who solicit custom in an irregular manner, by knocking at the doors of houses.|
2. a clergyman.
|DSUE (1984) 658: ca. 1860–1910.|