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Webster 1913 Edition


Trug

Trug

,
Noun.
[Cf.
Trough
.]
1.
A trough, or tray.
Specifically:
(a)
A hod for mortar.
(b)
An old measure of wheat equal to two thirds of a bushel.
Bailey.
2.
A concubine; a harlot.
[Obs.]
Taylor (1630).

Webster 1828 Edition


Trug

TRUG

,
Noun.
A hod. This is our trough and tray; the original pronunciation being retained in some parts of England. The word was also used formerly for a measure of wheat, as much, I suppose as was carried in a trough; three trugs making two bushels.

Definition 2022


trug

trug

English

Noun

trug (plural trugs)

  1. (chiefly Britain) A shallow, oval basket used for gardening
  2. (obsolete) A trough or tray.
  3. (obsolete) A hod for mortar.
  4. (obsolete) An old measure of wheat equal to two thirds of a bushel.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bailey to this entry?)
  5. (obsolete) A concubine; a harlot.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Taylor (1630) to this entry?)

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Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse trog.

Noun

trug n (singular definite truget, plural indefinite trug)

  1. trough

Inflection


German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tʁuːk]
  • Rhymes: -uːk

Verb

trug

  1. first-person singular indicative past form of tragen
  2. third-person singular indicative past form of tragen