Examples Word Origin Origin of trull 1510–20;
of uncertain origin; cf.
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Examples from the Web for trull Historical Examples of trull
Hastily priming the tube, I whipped on a cap, then beckoned to old
"Unless I'm mistaken, that is just what old
Trull is up to now," said Wade.
But neither the captain nor
Trull nor Donovan could believe it was the surf.
"Now we'll get old man
Trull to help us on the body," said Kit.
Trull and Bonney caught up the pike-poles to fend off with. British Dictionary definitions for trull archaic a prostitute; harlot Word Origin for trull
C16: from German
Trulle; see trollop
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Word Origin and History for trull n.
"a low prostitute or concubine; a drab, strumpet, trollop" [OED], 1510s, from German
trulle, perhaps cognate with troll (n.), or perhaps from troll (v.), cf. Middle High German trolle "awkward fellow."
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