verb (used with object)
Origin of shroff
Examples from the Web for shroff
I can borrow it again from the shroff, just for the present.Captain Desmond, V.C.|Maud Diver
He left his affairs in the hands of the shroff, the Chinese accountant, who could be trusted to manage them for a short time.
They did not ask the shroff, the Chinese accountant, what he thought of it.
The Red Wand stood by the abacus, rattling the brown beads with flying fingers, like a shroff.Dragon's blood|Henry Milner Rideout
If any money stamped by a Shroff on examination proved bad, it was exchanged by him, but such cases were extremely rare.The 'Fan Kwae' at Canton Before Treaty Days 1825-1844|William C. Hunter