Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small drain.
  • n. A steelyard.
  • n. A form of weighing machine for heavy wares, consisting of two horizontal bars crossing each other, beaked at the extremities, and supported by a wooden pillar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A throne.
  • n. A small drain.
  • n. A steelyard.
  • n. A form of weighing machine for heavy wares, consisting of two horizontal bars crossing each other, beaked at the extremities, and supported by a wooden pillar. It is now mostly disused.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of throne.
  • n. Same as tron, 1.
  • n. A market or market-place.
  • n. A small drain.

Etymologies

Compare French trogne a belly. (Wiktionary)
Late Latin trona, from Latin trutina a balance. (Wiktionary)

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