treague

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin tregua, from Gothic [script needed] (triggwa, treaty, covenant), from Proto-Germanic *trewwō (fidelity; pledge). More at true, truce.

Noun[edit]

treague (plural treagues)

  1. (obsolete) A truce.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ii:
      She them besought, during their quiet treague, / Into her lodging to repaire a while [...].