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  • n. Plural form of trunk.
  • n. Swimming trunks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. trousers that end at or above the knee


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  • Where there are several male students already hanging out in trunks?

    Archie Comics for March 2010 » Comics Worth Reading

  • I remember having guns behind truck seats or in trunks of cars in school parking lots as well and as long as they were locked in the vehicles and met state laws for transportation they were fine.

    Is history repeating itself?

  • Whoever said that looks don't matter has never seen an Aga, the luxury cast-iron British "cooker" with multiple ovens, or La Cornue's Chateau series, whose cast-iron and steel ranges are reminiscent of steamer trunks from the days of the Grand Tour.

    Dreams of a high-end kitchen range go on the front burner

  • We can certainly imagine appropriate topologies that preserve the few main trunks of life that have their origin in a common population.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • To house these delicate, expensive shoes, Rita would collect violins to use their thin, light wood as shoe trees, and then these would be placed in trunks of Russian leather made in St. Petersburg, closed with heavy locks and lined with a rich cream velvet.

    The Shoe Queen: Rita Lydig | Edwardian Promenade

  • We trundle and stagger about with cabin trunks on our backs and induce hernias by lifting our Globetrotter suitcases onto aluminium racking.

    Railway Echo No 4

  • State troopers are searching cars, digging in trunks, etc.

    Driving With Guns

  • Thus for Mesk and Nick to assert that some "evolutionary" developments in the genes of Peppered Moths occurred due to predation of adult moths supposedly hiding in plain sight on newly-dark tree trunks is completely non-evidential.

    Darwin's Defenders Go Neo-Lamarckian

  • He pulled his dripping trunks from the line where they had hung all through the shower, and wrung them out.

    "Endings are a catharsis."

  • Now their main trunks are, in places, as large as my arm.

    A Woman's Hardy Garden


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  • JM advises that it is perfectly acceptable to watch elephants bathing as they always have their trunks on.

    July 27, 2011