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troll

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an imaginary being usually having a small human form and magical powers
  • "The Three Billy Goats Gruff," is the story of three goats trying to cross a bridge guarded by a nasty troll living beneath it

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troll

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of troll (Entry 2 of 2)

to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something
  • the owner of the bed-and-breakfast often trolls antique stores for furniture and knickknacks

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The first known use of troll was in the 15th century

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“Troll.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/troll. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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