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trauchle

[trah-khuh l]
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noun, verb (used with object), trau·chled, trau·chling. Scot.
  1. trachle.

trachle

or trau·chle

[trah-khuh l]Scot.
noun
  1. an exhausting effort, especially walking or working.
  2. an exhausted or bedraggled person.
verb (used with object), tra·chled, tra·chling.
  1. to fatigue; tire; wear out.
  2. to bedraggle.

Origin of trachle

1540–50; < Dutch dialect tragelen to walk laboriously; compare Dutch traag sluggish
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British Dictionary definitions for trauchled

trauchled

adjective Scot
  1. exhausted by long hard work or concern

trauchle

noun
  1. work or a task that is tiring, monotonous, and lengthy
verb
  1. (intr) to walk or work slowly and wearily

Word Origin

C19: of uncertain origin
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