[ truhg, troo g ]
/ trʌg, trʊg /

noun British.

a shallow basket for carrying flowers, vegetables, etc., made from strips of wood.
a shallow wooden milk pan.
a wooden tray for holding mortar.

Origin of trug

First recorded in 1570–80; origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for trug

British Dictionary definitions for trug

/ (trʌɡ) /


British a long shallow basket made of curved strips of wood and used for carrying flowers, fruit, etc

Word Origin for trug

C16: perhaps dialect variant of trough
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012