/ (trɒŋk) /
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a pool into which waiters, waitresses, hotel workers, etc, pay their tips and into which some managements pay service charges for later distribution to staff by a tronc master, according to agreed percentages
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Word Origin for tronc
C20: from French: collecting box
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How to use tronc in a sentence
Pu d'instants apres il dit l'Empereur Alexandre lui meme, "Il ne vous reste que le tronc—mais le cœur y est, et la tte est vous."Travels in France during the years 1814-1815|Archibald Alison
The great structure was begun in the eleventh century, replacing an earlier monument known as the Tour du Tronc.Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country|Francis Miltoun