[ kol-pawr-tij, -pohr-; French kawl-pawr-tazh ]
/ ˈkɒlˌpɔr tɪdʒ, -ˌpoʊr-; French kɔl pɔrˈtaʒ /
the work of a colporteur.
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Example sentences from the Web for colportage
These are exceedingly rare and were frankly among the works of colportage of their particular period.The Illustrated Key to the Tarot|L. W. de Laurence
We have ventured to employ the words colporteur and colportage to express the trade and title of those itinerant booksellers.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign