from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One of a series of allotments (of funds for a certain purpose).
- n. One set or portion of a series.
- v. To divide into parts or portions of a series (especially of allotments of funds).
- adj. Divided into portions or parts of a series (especially of allotments of funds).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of trench.
Late Anglo-Norman traunche (Old French tranche). (Wiktionary)