colportage

noun
col·​por·​tage | \ ˈkäl-ˌpȯr-tij How to pronounce colportage (audio) , ˌkäl-pȯr-ˈtäzh \

Definition of colportage

: a colporteur's work

First Known Use of colportage

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of colportage was circa 1846

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“Colportage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colportage. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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