Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A wheel, spindle, or the like; a trundle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wheel, spindle, or the like; a trundle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To revolve upon an axis; turn round.
  • To roll along; trundle; bowl.
  • To roll.
  • n. That which turns or rolls, as a ball, a wheel, or the like; a roller; a trundle.
  • n. A brewers' cooler.
  • n. The turning-beam of a spindle.

Etymologies

Anglo-Saxon. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Craquelin, a cracknell; made of the yolks of egges, water, and flower; and fashioned like a hollow trendle" (Cotgrave).

    The Romance of Names

  • And whilst I was chawing 'em down I walked on and seed a clock with a face as big as a baking trendle -- "

    Far from the Madding Crowd

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