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The woman had been a trouper in the old days of one-night stands.

And he there made those excellent verses of the Trouper (quaere).

"That is because I am a trouper, and troupers live in their trunks," smiled Anne.

WORD ORIGIN

1890, "actor or performer in a troupe," agent noun from troupe. Transferred sense of "reliable, uncomplaining person" [OED] is attested by 1942, American English.

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