Trencher-man
Trencher-man Trench"er-man, n.; pl. {Trencher-men}. [1913 Webster] 1. A feeder; a great eater; a gormandizer. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. A cook. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The skillfulest trencher-men of Media. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

3. A table companion; a trencher mate. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]


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