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The Colporteur's Commission

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col·por·teur  (klpôrtr, -pr-)  n.
A peddler of devotional literature.

[French, alteration (influenced by col, neck, from the idea that peddlers carry their wares on trays suspended from straps around their necks), of Old French comporteur from comporter, to conduct, peddle. See comport.]

Early French Colporteur

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The Colporteur’s Commission: A Tract for the Times