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Term: engage (Fr.)

Definition: any hired employee in the fur trade, as distinct from a bourgeois who was a part owner of a post or expedition.

[Source: McDermott, John Francis. A Glossary of Mississippi Valley French, 1673-1850 (St. Louis: 1941).]
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