Trooping
Troop Troop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trooping}.] 1. To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops. ``Armies . . . troop to their standard.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To march on; to go forward in haste. [1913 Webster]

Nor do I, as an enemy to peace, Troop in the throngs of military men. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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