n.— «A “detailman” in industry parlance is one of the pharmaceutical business’ most effective foot soldiers. These salespeople visit doctors door-to-door, bringing free drug samples (and probably free lunch and other handsome carrots) and a sales pitch about the product.» —“Drug Ads—Without Harmful Side Effects” by Amy Tsao BusinessWeek Nov. 8, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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