trug

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare trough.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trug (plural trugs)

  1. (chiefly Britain) A shallow, oval basket used for gardening
  2. (obsolete) A trough or tray.
  3. (obsolete) A hod for mortar.
  4. (obsolete) An old measure of wheat equal to two thirds of a bushel.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bailey to this entry?)
  5. (obsolete) A concubine; a harlot.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Taylor (1630) to this entry?)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse trog.

Noun[edit]

trug n (singular definite truget, plural indefinite trug)

  1. trough

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /truːk/, [tʁuːk] (standard)
    • (file)
    • Rhymes: -uːk
  • IPA(key): /truːx/ (northern and central Germany; now chiefly colloquial)
  • Homophone: Trug (but /x/ is less common in this, so some speakers may distinguish)

Verb[edit]

trug

  1. first/third-person singular past indicative of tragen