American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Smart and trim, as in appearance; neat.
- adj. Being in good condition.
- v. To make trim or neat, especially in dress.
- v. To stop (a wheel) from rolling, as with a wedge.
- v. To prop up; support.
- n. A wedge or other braking device.
- n. Trigonometry.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To act as an obstacle or check; act as a brake. See trig, n., 3.
- n. Material, such as gravel or hay, placed on a slippery declivity on a road to check the motion of a sled passing over n.
- n. An abbreviation of trigonometrical; of trigonometry.
- True; trusty; trustworthy; faithful.
- Safe; secure.
- Tight; firm; sound; in good condition or health.
- Neat; tidy; trim; spruce; smart.
- Active; clever.
- n. A dandy; a coxcomb.
- To dress; trick: with up.
- To fill; stuff; cram.
- To stop; obstruct; specifically, to skid; stop (a wheel) by putting a stone, log, or other obstacle in the way.
- To prop; hold up.
- To set a mark on, as a standing-place for the player in the game of ninepins.
- n. An obstacle; a prop; a skid; a brake-shoe for a wheel to ride upon in descending steep hills; a small wedge or block used to prevent a cask from rolling.
- n. The mark at which the player stands in the game of ninepins or bowls. Halliwell. See trig, verb, 3.
- To trudge; trundle along.
- adj. True; trusty; trustworthy; faithful.
- adj. Safe; secure.
- adj. Tight; firm; steady; sound; in good condition or health.
- adj. Neat; tidy; trim; spruce; smart.
- adj. Active; clever.
- n. A dandy; coxcomb.
- n. uncountable trigonometry.
- n. countable, informal A trigonometric point.
- n. UK A stone, block of wood, or anything else, placed under a wheel or barrel to prevent motion; a scotch; a skid.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To fill; to stuff; to cram.
- adj. Prov. Eng. & Scot. Full; also, trim; neat.
- v. To stop, as a wheel, by placing something under it; to scotch; to skid.
- n. engraving A stone, block of wood, or anything else, placed under a wheel or barrel to prevent motion; a scotch; a skid.
- n. the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
- adj. neat and smart in appearance
- See trigger. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, true, from Old Norse tryggr, loyal, true. Perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse tryggr, firm. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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