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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Troness, Tronis, or Trophy Money, or Trophy Tax.
 
“A duty of fourpence [in the pound] paid annually by housekeepers or their landlords, for the drums, colours [trophies], etc., of the companies or regiments of militia.” (Dr. Scott’s Bailey’s Dictionary.)   1
 


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