truckle bed


Word History


truckle small wheel, pulley, from Middle English trokell, from Latin trochlea block of pulleys — more at trochlea

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of truckle bed was in the 15th century

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“Truckle bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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