Troopers

mean troopships, as “Indian troopers,” ships for the conveyance of troops to India, especially between February and October, when the annual reliefs of British forces in India are made. Similarly, whaler is a ship for whaling.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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