Definition of Shroff

1. n. A banker, or changer of money.



Definition of Shroff

1. Noun. (India) A money-changer or banker in South Asia. ¹

2. Noun. (Hong Kong) A cashier at a car park. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shroff

1. to test the genuineness of, as a coin [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shroff

shriveled
shriveler
shrivelers
shriveling
shrivelled
shriveller
shrivellers
shrivelling
shrivels
shriven
shriver
shrivers
shrives
shriving
shrivings
shroff (current term)
shroffage
shroffed
shroffing
shroffs
shrog
shrogs
shroom
shroomed
shroomer
shroomers
shroomhead
shroomheads
shrooming
shrooms

Literary usage of Shroff

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1. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments: Now by Richard Francis Burton, Kama̜ Shastra society, Benares (1885)
"5 And men also tell the tale of THE THIEF AND THE shroff. A CERTAIN shroff, bearing a bag of gold pieces, once passed by a company of thieves, ..."

2. Journals Kept by Mr. Gully and Capt. Denham During a Captivity in China in by Gully, Robert Gully, Denham (1844)
"note from Wilson, who tells me the shroff has been up alone before the mandarin ... In the afternoon got Chu Sam y ats to bring the carpenter and shroff up, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Decided in the Circuit Courts of the United States for the by Robert William Hughes (1877)
"shroff said he was well acquainted with the premises, and asked what stock ... shroff asked if he intended to keep kerosene oil, or anything of that ..."

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