In the coming days, Ayers, among others, will be trooping up to the Hill to discuss the issue with GOP players.
That was after trooping down three flights of steps, crowded by crying, ten-year-old ballerinas and their few harried teachers.
It was the beginning of a new college year, and members of all classes were trooping back to begin their work.
We had entered the garden, and a throng of guests were trooping after us.
The men were trooping in for the six o'clock supper, when a light waggon swung into sight over the crest of the rise.
And now the village ancients and the women were trooping home from church.
Through the rich grass of the meadow by the stream the red cattle are trooping home in answer to the milking call.
These are the things they bring, when you see them trooping to the castle from the valley.
Soon he saw them trooping out of the paddock gate on the track, in single file, a brave show.
On they came, trooping up the path, laughing and talking softly.
1540s, "body of soldiers," from Middle French troupe, from Old French trope "band of people, company, troop" (13c.), probably from Frankish *throp "assembly, gathering of people" (cf. Old English ðorp, Old Norse thorp "village," see thorp). OED derives the French word from Latin troppus "flock," which is of unknown origin but may be from the Germanic source.
1560s, "to assemble," from troop (n.). Meaning "to march" is recorded from 1590s; that of "to go in great numbers, to flock" is from c.1600. Related: Trooped; trooping.