trindle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English trindel (wheel, roller), from Old English tryndel (circle, ring), from Proto-Germanic *trundilaz (ring, hoop), equivalent to trend +‎ -le. Akin to Low German tründeln (to roll). More at trend.

Noun[edit]

trindle (plural trindles)

  1. (dialectal) a wheel, especially of a wheelbarrow.
  2. A piece of wood, etc., laid between the cords and boards of a book to flatten before cutting.

Verb[edit]

trindle (third-person singular simple present trindles, present participle trindling, simple past and past participle trindled)

  1. (dialectal) to roll, trundle.

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