trancher

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French trenchier, of uncertain origin. Possibly from a Vulgar Latin root *trinicāre, perhaps meaning to "to cut in three parts", most likely from truncare; or with the root tri- from tres, based on the model of duplicāre; also possibly influenced by or crossed with a Gaulish *trincare "to cut (the head)".

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trancher

  1. to slice, to cut into slices.
  2. (figuratively) to decide, to settle, to address

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trancher

  1. to cut off (remove by cutting)

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