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trundle

[ truhn-dl ]
/ ˈtrʌn dl /
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verb (used with object), trun·dled, trun·dling.
verb (used without object), trun·dled, trun·dling.
noun
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Origin of trundle

First recorded in 1555–65; variant of trindle

OTHER WORDS FROM trundle

trundler, nounun·trun·dled, adjective
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How to use trundle in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for trundle

trundle
/ (ˈtrʌndəl) /

verb
to move heavily on or as if on wheelsthe bus trundled by
(tr) archaic to rotate or spin
noun
the act or an instance of trundling
a small wheel or roller
  1. the pinion of a lantern
  2. any of the bars in a lantern pinion
a small truck with low wheels

Word Origin for trundle

Old English tryndel; related to Middle High German trendel disc
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