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trolley

[ trol-ee ]
/ ˈtrɒl i /
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noun, plural trol·leys.

verb (used with or without object), trol·leyed, trol·ley·ing.

to convey or go by trolley.

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Idioms for trolley

    off one's trolley, Slang.
    1. in a confused mental state.
    2. insane: He's been off his trolley for years, but his family refuses to have him committed.
Sometimes trol·ly .

Origin of trolley

First recorded in 1815–25; originally dialect; apparently akin to troll1
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British Dictionary definitions for trolley

trolley
/ (ˈtrɒlɪ) /

noun

verb

(tr) to transport (a person or object) on a trolley
See also trolleys

Word Origin for trolley

C19: probably from troll 1
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Idioms and Phrases with trolley

trolley

see off one's head (trolley).

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