noun, plural col·por·teurs [kol-pawr-terz; French kawl-pawr-tœr]. /ˈkɒlˌpɔr tərz; French kɔl pɔrˈtœr/.
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There was not the same public to welcome the Gypsy as had hailed the Colporteur.Lavengro|George Borrow
Will you write the tracts, or get them written, so that I may commence colporteur?John Brown, Soldier of Fortune|Hill Peebles Wilson
He is a colporteur, and introduces the Holy Scriptures into families to whom he speaks concerning the things of God.
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
He was a person of such excellent character and conduct, that he had been selected as colporteur for the neighbourhood.The Huguenots in France|Samuel Smiles.