Word History


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

First Known Use

circa 1516, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trull was circa 1516

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“Trull.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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