Meldrum admitted to trafficking in methamphetamine and severely beating the gang member with the truck.
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She pioneered the use of frank television commercials to spread the word about trafficking to vulnerable children.
Tyrelle is being held on federal charges of trafficking in underage girls.
The ease with which trafficking is conducted on Craigslist is at the heart of the problem.
When the trafficking was taking place, the spirits did not show themselves.
Is it a lie that he is trafficking with Hamilton and the Whig lords to surrender the castle?
The unfortunate gentleman on whom patriotic duty laid the unhappy task of trafficking with the traitor was less fortunate.
It is a poor affair to be trafficking in our evidences, or our anything.
Mademoiselle, in her devotion to him, and the Queen-Regent would never forgive my trafficking with the Frondeurs.
c.1500, "trade, commerce," from Middle French trafique (mid-15c.), from Italian traffico (early 14c.), from trafficare "carry on trade," of uncertain origin, perhaps from a Vulgar Latin *transfricare "to rub across" (from Latin trans- "across" + fricare "to rub"), with the original sense of the Italian verb being "touch repeatedly, handle."
Or the second element may be an unexplained alteration of Latin facere "to make, do." Klein suggests ultimate derivation of the Italian word from Arabic tafriq "distribution." Meaning "people and vehicles coming and going" first recorded 1825. Traffic jam is 1917, ousting earlier traffic block (1895).
1540s, from traffic (n.) and preserving the original commercial sense. Related: Trafficked; trafficking. The -k- is inserted to preserve the "k" sound of -c- before a suffix beginning in -i-, -y-, or -e- (cf. picnic/picnicking, panic/panicky, shellac/shellacked).