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curbstoning  n.— «The regular dealers pay $50 a year license and complain that they daily encounter persons who pay no license, but watch for opportunities to make sales and frequently cause the regular brokers trouble by stepping in when...

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curbstoning  n.— «There are follow-up visits to housing units where residents did not send in forms or mailed back incomplete ones and field inspections of addresses declared vacant or listed as having only one occupant, a danger signal...

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curbstoning  n.— «The measure regulates realty dealers by prohibiting any one from selling land as agents for another without securing a certificate of license.…The passage of this act would effectually abolish...

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curbstoning n. the conducting of (streetside) business without a license, especially automobile sales and formerly real estate; among census-takers, falsifying information about a household. Etymological Note: Both senses of the curbstoning come...

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curbstoner  n.— «Wholesalers prefer the state would turn its effort instead to putting so-called “curbstoners” out of business. Those are unlicensed hobbyists who park collections of used cars in vacant lots along the roadside...

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curbstoning  n.— «One, Steven P. Glusman, a former enumerator and crew chief in Harlem, told of occupied buildings misclassified as vacant and of “curbstoning,” the practice of filling out forms without conducting the required...