from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The layer of sediment that appears at the bottom of the fermenter after yeast has completed the bulk of the fermentation.
  • n. A truffle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A truffle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A truffle.
  • n. A slattern.


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  • "...a little tame black sow at Pullings' father's farm on the edge of the New Forest that would find you a basket of trubs, or truffles as some called them, in a morning, winking and grinning at you with each trub, never eating a single one herself."

    --P. O'Brian, The Wine-Dark Sea, 230

    March 16, 2008