Origin of trunnion
Examples from the Web for trunnion
Historical Examples of trunnion
Had not he possessed that, he would not have been at the head of the firm of Crank, Trunnion & Swab.
All I know is, that Mr Trunnion did not invite him to his house.
Mr Trunnion was silent for a minute, and seemed lost in thought.
“The time has come to set Captain Trunnion at liberty,” I said.
Sir Philip, however, was by no means one of the Trunnion class.Club Life of London, Vol. I (of 2)
Word Origin for trunnion
"either of two round projections of a cannon," 1620s, from French trognon "core of fruit, stump, tree trunk," from Middle French troignon (14c.), probably, from Latin truncus (see trunk).