troffel

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Dutch[edit]

A troffel (mason's trowel)

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: trof‧fel

Etymology 1[edit]

Parallel to truweel, cognate with English trowel.

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Noun[edit]

troffel m (plural troffels, diminutive troffeltje n)

  1. A trowel, (mason's etc.) tool
  2. A scoop of resembling shape, as used for gardnening
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Etymology 2[edit]

Akin to troeven.

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Noun[edit]

troffel m (plural troffels, diminutive troffeltje n)

  1. A blow, hit
  2. A beating