noun, plural col·por·teurs [kol-pawr-terz; French kawl-pawr-tœr] /ˈkɒlˌpɔr tərz; French kɔl pɔrˈtœr/.
Examples from the Web for colporteur
Joshua, was colporteur in Syria and in Asia Minor about 1860.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ|Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
Art became a colporteur, a distributer of tracts, a mendicant missionary whose highest ambition was to suppress all heathen joy.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
But these are not my words,” said the colporteur, “they are the words of God.
She was not thinking of the licensing magistrates of St Michael's nor the beautiful faith of the colporteur.The Perpetual Curate|Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
It was found to correspond exactly with that of the colporteur!