trussell

noun
trus·​sell | \ ˈtrəsəl \
plural -s

Definition of trussell

: the upper die of an old English apparatus for striking coins by hand with a hammer — compare pile sense 3a

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History and Etymology for trussell

Middle English, bundle, trussell, from Middle French troussel, trousel, diminutive of Old French trousse truss

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“Trussell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trussell. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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