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trachle

or trau·chle

[ trah-khuhl ]
/ ˈtrɑ xəl /
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noun
an exhausting effort, especially walking or working.
an exhausted or bedraggled person.
verb (used with object), tra·chled, tra·chling.
to fatigue; tire; wear out.
to bedraggle.
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Origin of trachle

1540–50; <Dutch dialect tragelen to walk laboriously; compare Dutch traag sluggish
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How to use trachle in a sentence

  • "Ye mauna trachle (trouble) yersel, mother," Jamie said, when she had the empty box pulled toward her.

    A Window in Thrums|J. M. Barrie
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