trosse

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German trosse, compare with German Trosse.

Noun[edit]

trosse f or m (definite singular trossa or trossen, indefinite plural trosser, definite plural trossene)

  1. (nautical) a hawser

Etymology 2[edit]

From tross

Verb[edit]

trosse (imperative tross, present tense trosser, passive trosses, simple past and past participle trossa or trosset, present participle trossende)

  1. to defy, bid defiance to, hold one's own against, stand up to, resist
    Det trosser enhver beskrivelse.It defies any description.
  2. to brave, face, confront (danger, elements)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German trosse

Noun[edit]

trosse f (definite singular trossa, indefinite plural trosser, definite plural trossene)

  1. (nautical) a hawser

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