traîner

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See also: trainer, Trainer, and traïner

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From Old French traïner, from Vulgar Latin *tragīnāre, from *tragere (see traire), from Latin trahō, trahere (to pull). Compare Italian trascinare, Catalan traginar, Spanish trajinar.

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traîner

  1. (transitive) to pull, drag
  2. (intransitive) to lag behind, dawdle
  3. (intransitive) to lie about, sit around
  4. (intransitive) to drag on, linger
  5. (intransitive) to trail, drag (behind)
  6. (reflexive) to drag oneself, crawl along

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French *tragīnāre, from *tragere, from Latin trahō, trahere (pull).

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traîner (gerund traîn'nie)

  1. (Jersey) to drag