Tray Tray, n.; pl. {Trays}. [OE. treye, AS. treg. Cf. {Trough}.] 1. A small trough or wooden vessel, sometimes scooped out of a block of wood, for various domestic uses, as in making bread, chopping meat, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. A flat, broad vessel on which dishes, glasses, etc., are carried; a waiter; a salver. [1913 Webster]

3. A shallow box, generally without a top, often used within a chest, trunk, box, etc., as a removable receptacle for small or light articles. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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