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trauchle

[ trah-khuhl ]
/ ˈtrɑ xəl /
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noun, verb (used with object), trau·chled, trau·chling.Scot.
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How to use trauchle in a sentence

  • He did kind o' revive after his dram, an' wi' nae sma' trauchle they got him to his bed.

    Betty Grier|Joseph Waugh

British Dictionary definitions for trauchle

trauchle
/ (ˈtrɒxəl) Scot /

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

Word Origin for trauchle

C19: of uncertain origin
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