trencher

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1tren·cher

noun \ˈtren-chər\

Definition of TRENCHER

:  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

2trencher

adjective

Definition of TRENCHER

1
:  of or relating to a trencher or to meals
2
archaic :  having the nature of a parasite :  sycophantic

First Known Use of TRENCHER

14th century

3trench·er

noun \ˈtren-chər\

Definition of TRENCHER

:  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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