[truhg, troo g]
- a shallow basket for carrying flowers, vegetables, etc., made from strips of wood.
- a shallow wooden milk pan.
- a wooden tray for holding mortar.
Origin of trug
First recorded in 1570–80; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for trug
It occurred to him that Trug would not be the liveliest of company.
But Trug, he has not followed; very like they think we'll not run away and leave him behind.
"Mayhap if you had Trug with you, you could start some here," suggested Francis.
The village is remarkable for a local industry—the making of "trug" baskets for the carriage of fruit.Seaward Sussex
"Why, he is somewhat like other men," Miles whispered softly to Giles, but Trug grumbled in his throat.
- British a long shallow basket made of curved strips of wood and used for carrying flowers, fruit, etc
C16: perhaps dialect variant of trough
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