Trug

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Trug A concubine; a harlot.
    • Trug A hod for mortar.
    • Trug A trough, or tray.
    • Trug An old measure of wheat equal to two thirds of a bushel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n trug A hod for mortar.
    • n trug A measure of wheat, as much as was carried in a trough, three trugs making two bushels.
    • n trug A kind of wooden basket for carrying vegetables, etc.
    • n trug A trollop; a trull.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Trug trug (prov.) a gardener's wooden basket.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Trough

Usage

In literature:

Zu daempfen Trug und Schand!
"Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" by L. Mühlbach,
Did that there trug as I made you do, mistress?
"Sweet Mace" by George Manville Fenn
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In news:

Watering cans and buckets, pots and pot brushes, an apron, a trug or basket with a handle, a spray bottle for misting plants.
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