To work as a colporteur

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  • colportage — /kol pawr tij, pohr /; Fr. /kawl pawrdd tannzh /, n. the work of a colporteur. [1840 50; < F, equiv. to colport(er) to hawk (lit., carry on the neck; see COL, PORT5) + age AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • colporteur — /kol pawr teuhr, pohr /; Fr. /kawl pawrdd tuerdd /, n., pl. colporteurs / teuhrz/; Fr. / tuerdd /. 1. a person who travels to sell or publicize Bibles, religious tracts, etc. 2. a peddler of books. [1790 1800; < F, equiv. to colport(er) (see… …   Universalium

  • colporta — COLPORTÁ, colportez, vb. I. tranz. A răspândi ştiri, zvonuri etc. (false). – Din fr. colporter. Trimis de hai, 07.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  colportá vb., ind. prez. 1 sg. colportéz, 3 sg. şi …   Dicționar Român

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