I was reading A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
The following paragraphs are this book:
They went up the path to the house, Meg reluctant, eager to get on
into the town. "Let's hurry," she begged, "Please! Don't you want to
"Yes," Charles Wallace said, "but not Blindly. How can we help him if
we don't know what we're up against? And it's obvious we've been
brought here to help him, not just to find him." He walked briskly up
the steps and knocked at the door. They waited. Nothing happened. Then
Charles Wallace saw a bell, and this he rang. They could hear the bell
buzzing in the house, and the sound of it echoed down the street.
After a moment the mother figure opened the door. All up and down the
street other doors opened, but only a crack, and eyes peered toward
the three children and the woman looking fearfully out the door at
"What do you want?" she asked. "It isn't paper time yet; we've had
milk time; we've had this month's Puller Prush Person; and I've given
my Decency Donations regularly. All my papers are in order."
"I think your little boy dropped his ball," Charles Wallace said,
holding it out.
What does "Puller Prush Person" mean?
Thanks a lot!