trug

noun
\ ˈtrəg How to pronounce trug (audio) \

Definition of trug

chiefly British
: a shallow rectangular gardening basket

Examples of trug in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Invented some 30 years ago in Great Britain, the tubtrug’s curious moniker is portmanteau of tub and trug, the latter being a shallow wooden basket invented in Sussex in 1820 and used by gardeners and farmers. Sunset Magazine, "This 12-Dollar Utility Bucket Is a Sunset Editor’s Secret Weapon for Gardening," 7 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of trug

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trug

origin unknown

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“Trug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trug. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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