trull

noun
\ ˈtrəl How to pronounce trull (audio) \

Definition of trull

First Known Use of trull

circa 1516, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trull

probably from Middle English trollen (in trollen forth to travel about, wander), ultimately from Old French troller, treiller to hunt for game without a scent or path

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The first known use of trull was circa 1516

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“Trull.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trull. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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