trauchle

[ trah-khuh l ]
/ ˈtrɑ xəl /

noun, verb (used with object), trau·chled, trau·chling. Scot.


Nearby words

  1. trasimeno,
  2. trass,
  3. trattoria,
  4. traube-hering curves,
  5. traubel,
  6. trauchled,
  7. traum-,
  8. trauma,
  9. trauma center,
  10. trauma kit

trachle

or trau·chle

[ trah-khuh l ]
/ ˈtrɑ xəl /
Scot.

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.

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

/ (ˈtrɒxəld) /

adjective Scot

exhausted by long hard work or concern

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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