Truckled
Truckle Truc"kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Truckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Truckling}.] To roll or move upon truckles, or casters; to trundle. [1913 Webster]

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  • truckled — truck·le || trÊŒkl v. grovel, act servilely, submit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Truckle — Truc kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Truckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Truckling}.] To roll or move upon truckles, or casters; to trundle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Truckling — Truckle Truc kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Truckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Truckling}.] To roll or move upon truckles, or casters; to trundle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • truckle — intransitive verb (truckled; truckling) Etymology: from the lower position of the truckle bed Date: 1647 to act in a subservient manner ; submit Synonyms: see fawn • truckler noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • truckle — truckle1 truckler, n. trucklingly, adv. /truk euhl/, v.i., truckled, truckling. to submit or yield obsequiously or tamely (usually fol. by to): Don t truckle to unreasonable demands. [1605 15; special use of obs. truckle to sleep on a truckle bed …   Universalium

  • truckle — {{11}}truckle (n.) small wheel or roller, late 14c., from Anglo Fr. trocle, from L. trochlea a small wheel, sheaf of a pulley, from Gk. trokhileia a pulley, from trokhos wheel, from trekhein to run, from PIE root *dhregh to run (Cf. O.Ir. droch… …   Etymology dictionary

  • truckle — I. /ˈtrʌkəl / (say trukuhl) phrase (truckled, truckling) truckle to, to submit to or yield to obsequiously or tamely. {special use of obsolete truckle (verb) sleep on truckle bed} –truckler, noun II. /ˈtrʌkəl / (say trukuhl) noun 1. → pulley. 2.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • truckle — [truk′əl] n. [ME trocle < L trochlea, pulley, roller: see TROCHLEA] short for TRUCKLE BED vi. truckled, truckling [< TRUCKLE (BED): with reference to its low position] to be servile; cringe, submit, toady, etc.: usually with to …   English World dictionary

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