Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A system of troughs; troughs collectively.

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  • verb Present participle of trough.

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Examples

  • Westminster and its porcine, 'troughing' MPs, are looking for.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Labour have destroyed themselves by 'troughing' and by being out of touch both on the ground and in the 'blogosphere'.

    BlogCymru.com

  • A Home Secretary caught lying* & troughing* tens of thousands of pounds gets the promise of a peerage.

    The Laughing Policeman « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Cambria Politico: 0.1% of Derek Draper's time; Liebour troughing in a cesspit of lies and sleaze

    The week that was

  • "The RBA are getting ever closer to resuming their tightening policy given their commentary on core inflation clearly troughing," said Michael Blythe, chief economist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

    Australia Warns of Rising Inflation

  • I saw the magic moment that the not so lovely, porn claiming, expenses troughing Jaqui former MP lose her seat.

    Whatever The Outcome, We are Always There. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Cambria Politico: 0.1% of Derek Draper's time; Liebour troughing in a cesspit of lies and sleaze

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • As well as the normal skills required of a Speaker - proceeding in a reasonably straight line at 2pm, mumbling 'Order' as required and troughing vast quantities of expenses, the new Speaker will have to demonstrate additional qualities, such as the ability to sing Prayers before the House sits, or to express vote results through the medium of contemporary dance.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Fat-cats, exponential budgets, and endless troughing for the rich; fcuk-it, they are all a bunch of knuts.

    Cartoon: Steve Bell on the 'big society bank'

  • As well as the normal skills required of a Speaker - proceeding in a reasonably straight line at 2pm, mumbling 'Order' as required and troughing vast quantities of expenses, the new Speaker will have to demonstrate additional qualities, such as the ability to sing Prayers before the House sits, or to express vote results through the medium of contemporary dance.

    New Speaker Election Process Announced

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