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    a great traveler in perfumes

    Her husband, a great traveler in perfumes, spent most of his time in America, where eventually he founded a firm and acquired a bit of real estate.
    From Nabokov's Lolita.

    What is meant by a "traveler in perfumes"? Does it simply mean that he wore perfumes?

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    Re: a great traveler in perfumes

    He was a travelling salesman for a perfume company.

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