trog

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See also: Trog and trög

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short for troglodyte.

Noun[edit]

trog (plural trogs)

  1. (slang, Britain) A hooligan, lout.
    • 1984, Martin Amis, Money, Vintage 2005, p. 253:
      ‘I'm sharing a cell with a couple of trogs who make you look like the swan of Avon.’

Etymology 2[edit]

Origin unknown.

Verb[edit]

trog (third-person singular simple present trogs, present participle trogging, simple past and past participle trogged)

  1. (slang) To walk laboriously; to trudge.
    • 2015, David Mitchell, Slade House:
      So down Westwood Road I trogged, looking left, looking right, searching high and low for Slade Alley.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *trugą, *trugaz (compare West Frisian trôch, English trough, German Trog, Swedish tråg), from Proto-Indo-European *dru-kó (compare Middle Irish drochta (wooden basin), Old Armenian տարգալ (targal, ladle, spoon), enlargement of *dóru (tree)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔx

Noun[edit]

trog m (plural troggen, diminutive trogje n)

  1. trough
  2. (geology) trench

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

trog

  1. First-person singular preterite of trügen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of trügen.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trog n (genitive singular trogs, nominative plural trog)

  1. trough

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Manx[edit]

Verb[edit]

trog (verbal noun troggal, past participle troggit)

  1. to lift, raise, hoist, raise up, elevate, heave (as shoulders), boost
  2. to gather up
  3. to rig up, construct, build
  4. to elaborate
  5. to input
  6. to take
  7. to invoke
  8. to wind, winch
  9. to put up
  10. to breed
  11. to rear, nurture, train (as child)
  12. to arise
  13. to pull in
  14. to set in rows
  15. to sing up
  16. to harvest
  17. to rally
  18. to pick up
  19. to freshen (of wind)
  20. to contract (as disease)
  21. to pick off

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
trog hrog drog
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *trugaz. Related to Dutch trog, German Trog, Icelandic trog.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trog m

  1. trough
    Þā swīn ǣton of þām troge.
    The pigs ate from the trough.

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