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trencher

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noun tren·cher \ˈtren-chər\

Definition of trencher

  1. :  a wooden platter for serving food



Origin of trencher

Middle English trenchour knife, serving platter, from Anglo-French, from trencher to cut


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with trencher


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trencher

adjective tren·cher

Definition of trencher

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a trencher or to meals

  2. 2 archaic :  having the nature of a parasite :  sycophantic



14th Century

First Known Use of trencher

14th century


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trencher

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noun trench·er \ˈtren-chər\

Definition of trencher

  1. :  one that digs trenches; specifically :  a usually self-propelled excavating machine typically employing a bucket conveyor and used to dig trenches especially for pipelines and cables



Origin of trencher

2trench


First Known Use: 1851


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