Definition of Shroffing

1. shroff [v] - See also: shroff



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shroffing

shriveling
shrivelled
shriveller
shrivellers
shrivelling
shrivels
shriven
shriver
shrivers
shrives
shriving
shrivings
shroff
shroffage
shroffed
shroffing (current term)
shroffs
shrog
shrogs
shroom
shroomed
shroomer
shroomers
shroomhead
shroomheads
shrooming
shrooms
shroud-laid
shroud knot

Literary usage of Shroffing

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1. The Political History of India, from 1784 to 1823 by John Malcolm (1826)
"(a) shroffing, a word equivalent to assaying, means the examination of money; a regular business iu India performed by ..."

2. The Famine Campaign in Southern India (Madras and Bombay Presidencies and by William Digby (1878)
"... the result of Sir Richard Temple's action in ' shroffing 'J the works, &c. ... is described by an expressive phrase, " shroffing," in allusion to the ..."

3. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"shroffing schools are common Canton, where teachers of the art keep ba dollars ... (The Compradora) "derived profit from the process of shroffing whic (the ..."

4. Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. Senate (1877)
"What is meant by shroffing?—A. The passing of an expert upon the purity of a dollar examined by him. In Canton, " cut" money was then the currency. ..."

5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1845)
"shroffing, Лр-rr.i. 32. Transhipping goods, Ip.r. 33. All advances not punctually liquidated, the »gent to have the option of charging 34. ..."

6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1845)
"shroffing „ 2p.mil. 32. Transhipping goods, 1 pc 33. All advances not punctually liquidated, the agent to have .the option-of charging a second commission, ..."

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