trull

[ truhl ]

noun
  1. Archaic. a prostitute; strumpet.

Origin of trull

1
First recorded in 1510–20; of uncertain origin; cf. trollop, German Trulle “loose woman”

Words Nearby trull

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How to use trull in a sentence

  • Hastily priming the tube, I whipped on a cap, then beckoned to old trull.

    Left on Labrador | Charles Asbury Stephens
  • "Unless I'm mistaken, that is just what old trull is up to now," said Wade.

    Left on Labrador | Charles Asbury Stephens
  • But neither the captain nor trull nor Donovan could believe it was the surf.

    Left on Labrador | Charles Asbury Stephens
  • "Now we'll get old man trull to help us on the body," said Kit.

    Left on Labrador | Charles Asbury Stephens
  • Old trull and Bonney caught up the pike-poles to fend off with.

    Left on Labrador | Charles Asbury Stephens

British Dictionary definitions for trull

trull

/ (trʌl) /


noun
  1. archaic a prostitute; harlot

Origin of trull

1
C16: from German Trulle; see trollop

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