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- present participle of
- The trade of Greenland is a strict monopoly of the Danish Government, and accordingly the Government puts a cheek upon any trading or fishing within a certain distance of the coast. It does not, however, prohibit the sale of small articles not used in their trade, here commences a curious traffic with the natives, known to the Scottish whalers under the name of "troaking".
- For living are obliged to rub thro' to fend by troaking, buying, felling, the profit's aft no worth the telling.
- ^ “A REMARKABLE WELL”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=WT18850115.2.28&l=mi&e= ---10--1 0-all], Waikato Times, (Please provide a date or year)
- ^ Allan Ramsay ((Can we date this quote?)) “Blyth”, in (Please provide the title of the work), The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany, page 40