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  • verb Alternative spelling of traffic.

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Examples

  • Thousands of them are in traffick with us in major cities twice a day during the school year.

    Needless exaggeration « BuzzMachine

  • His traffick is a kind of pedlary-ware, scutchions, and pennons, and little daggers and lions, such as children esteem and gentlemen; but his penny-worths are rampant, for you may buy three whole brawns cheaper than three boar's heads of him painted.

    Microcosmography or, a Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters

  • Thus in attacking Milton's position that 'a popular government was the most frugal; for the trappings of a monarchy would set up our ordinary commonwealth, 'he says,' The support and expense of a court is, for the most part, only a particular kind of traffick, by which money is circulated, without any national impoverishment. '

    Life of Johnson

  • Thus in attacking Milton's position that 'a popular government was the most frugal; for the trappings of a monarchy would set up our ordinary commonwealth, 'he says,' The support and expense of a court is, for the most part, only a particular kind of traffick, by which money is circulated, without any national impoverishment. '

    Life of Johnson, Volume 3 1776-1780

  • It is surely very shallow policy that supposes money to be the chief good; and even this, without considering that the support and expense of a court is, for the most part, only a particular kind of traffick, by which money is circulated, without any national impoverishment.

    Lives of the Poets, Volume 1

  • Moreover a Prince ought to shew himself a lover of vertue, and that he honors those that excel in every Art. Afterwards ought he encourage his Citizens, whereby they may be enabled quickly to exercise their faculties as well in merchandise, and husbandry, as in any other kind of traffick, to the end that no man forbear to adorne and cultivate his possessions for fear that he be despoyled of them; or any other to open the commerce upon the danger of heavy impositions: but rather to provide rewards for those that shall set these matters afoot, or for any one else that shall any way amplifie his City or State.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • Furthering decrim does not enslave, it does not traffick, it does not abuse.

    Survivors, trafficking and Piggybacking politics « Bound, Not Gagged

  • Those who abuse, who traffick, who enslave, they are what needs to be removed.

    Survivors, trafficking and Piggybacking politics « Bound, Not Gagged

  • This traffick has to be stopped, likewise female circumcision too.

    Global Voices in English » USA, Singapore: On Buying Brides with Credit Cards

  • Proposition K would not have taken away prosecution of those who rape prostitutes, those who assault them, those who traffick them, those who have sex with anyone not consenting, those who are underage.

    John Schools, Farley, Actions vs. words « Bound, Not Gagged

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