truand

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

truand (plural truands)

  1. Obsolete form of truant.

Adjective[edit]

truand (comparative more truand, superlative most truand)

  1. Obsolete form of truant.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for truand in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Etymology[edit]

From Transalpine Gaulish *truganto. Cognate to English truant, Irish trogán, Welsh tru.

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Noun[edit]

truand m (plural truands, feminine truande)

  1. (historical) (professional) beggar (in the Middle Ages)
  2. crook; gangster
  3. (colloquial) beggar

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