Origin of trank1
by shortening and respelling
the piece of leather from which one glove is cut.
the cut or shaped trank, not including thumb, gussets, and fourchettes.
Origin of trank2
First recorded in 1860–65; origin uncertain
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for tranks
Historical Examples of tranks
"And watching Telly and sucking on tranks," Joe said, not really interested and largely arguing for the sake of conversation.Frigid Fracas
Dallas McCord Reynolds