Definition of Shroffing
1. shroff [v] - See also: shroff
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Shroffing Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shroffing
Literary usage of Shroffing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."