[ trah-khuh l ]
/ ˈtrɑ xəl /

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


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Definition for trauchled (2 of 2)


or trau·chle

[ trah-khuh l ]
/ ˈtrɑ xəl /


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for trauchled (1 of 2)

/ (ˈtrɒxəld) /

adjective Scot

exhausted by long hard work or concern

British Dictionary definitions for trauchled (2 of 2)

/ (ˈtrɒxəl) Scot /


work or a task that is tiring, monotonous, and lengthy


(intr) to walk or work slowly and wearily

Word Origin for trauchle

C19: of uncertain origin
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