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trachle

verb tra·chle \ˈtraḵəl, -rȧk-\

Definition of trachle

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 Scottish :  dishevel, bedraggle, soil

  3. 2 Scottish :  to tire by overwork or overexertion; also :  to put (as oneself) to inconvenience :  bother, trouble

  4. intransitive verb
  5. Scottish :  to wear oneself out (as by work) :  drudge

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Origin and Etymology of trachle

perhaps from Flemish tragelen, trakelen to walk with difficulty, drag, trail; akin to Middle Dutch traech slow, heavy, sluggish, Old High German trāgi sluggish, slow, Lithuanian driz̆ti to become tired


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trachle

noun tra·chle \"\

Definition of trachle

plural

-s

  1. 1 Scottish a :  a source of fatigue (as a long and tiring walk or task) b :  a cause of inconvenience, distress, or trouble

  2. 2 Scottish :  a listless sloven

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