transferment

All Noun
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  • "With land, or merely as souls for transferment -- that is to say, by themselves, and without any land?" Cited from Dead Souls, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
  • And, behold, no sooner do I arrive here than I am told that he has bought three million roubles' worth of peasants for transferment! Cited from Dead Souls, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
  • True, it is illegal to buy or mortgage peasants without land, but I can easily pretend to be buying them only for transferment elsewhere. Cited from Dead Souls, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
  • It was not long before Chichikov's purchases had become the talk of the town; and various were the opinions expressed as to whether or not it was expedient to procure peasants for transferment. Cited from Dead Souls, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
  • The results of this measure can not fail to be beneficial; and, indeed, the marshals have already become so active and efficient, that the capitalists who have maintained this branch of commerce are actually contemplating its transferment to European ports. Cited from Continental Monthly, Vol I, Issue I, January 1862, by Various
  • The first toast (as the reader may guess) was quaffed to the health of the new landowner of Kherson; the second to the prosperity of his peasants and their safe transferment; and the third to the beauty of his future wife -- a compliment which brought to our hero's lips a flickering smile. Cited from Dead Souls, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol