Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A throne.
  • noun Obs. or Prov. Eng. A small drain.
  • noun Prov. Eng. A steelyard.
  • noun Scot. 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.
  • noun [Scot.] a weight equivalent to nineteen and a half pounds.
  • noun a weight formerly used in Scotland, in which a pound varied from 21 to 28 ounces avoirdupois.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun UK, dialect A steelyard.
  • noun UK, dialect, Scotland, obsolete 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.
  • noun obsolete, UK, dialect A small drain.

Etymologies

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Late Latin trona, from Latin trutina a balance.

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Compare French trogne a belly.

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