Trendle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Trendle A wheel, spindle, or the like; a trundle. "The shaft the wheel, the wheel, the trendle turns."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n trendle That which turns or rolls, as a ball, a wheel, or the like; a roller; a trundle.
    • n trendle A brewers' cooler.
    • n trendle The turning-beam of a spindle.
    • trendle To revolve upon an axis; turn round.
    • trendle To roll along; trundle; bowl.
    • trendle To roll.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. trendel, tryndel, circle, ring. See Trend (v. i.), and cf. Trundle

Usage

In literature:

I have again been thinking of what they said about Conjuror Trendle.
"Wessex Tales" by Thomas Hardy
Miss Trendle, the matron, brought me books and papers.
"My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915" by Monica M. Stanley
Conjuror Trendle was at home when they arrived, having in fact seen them descending into his valley.
"Great Ghost Stories" by Various
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