Trundling
Trundle Trun"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trundled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trundling}.] 1. To roll (a thing) on little wheels; as, to trundle a bed or a gun carriage. [1913 Webster]

2. To cause to roll or revolve; to roll along; as, to trundle a hoop or a ball. --R. A. Proctor. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Trundling — is the practice of rolling large rocks or boulders down hillsides. It is discouraged in many areas, for reasons of safety and environmental impact. In reality, though, the bigger the rock the better. Form over function, both over safety.… …   Wikipedia

  • trundling — trun·dle || trÊŒndl v. roll, cause to roll; transport in a wheeled vehicle; cause to rotate (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trundle — I. verb (trundled; trundling) Etymology: 2trundle Date: circa 1598 transitive verb 1. a. to propel by causing to rotate ; roll < a…child who was trundling a hoop Charles Dickens > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trundle — [[t]trʌ̱nd(ə)l[/t]] trundles, trundling, trundled 1) VERB If a vehicle trundles somewhere, it moves there slowly, often with difficulty or an irregular movement. [V prep/adv] The truck was trundling along the escarpment of the Zambesi valley...… …   English dictionary

  • trun|dle — «TRUHN duhl», verb, dled, dling, noun. –v.t. 1. to roll along; push along on a wheel or wheels: »The workman trundled a wheelbarrow full of cement. 2. to cause to rotate; twirl; spin; whirl. 3. British Informal, Cricket. to make (a bowl). –v.i …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blondin — orig. Jean François Gravelet born Feb. 28, 1824 , Hesdin, Fr. died Feb. 22, 1897, Little Ealing, near London, Eng. French tightrope walker. After training as an acrobat, he achieved fame, first in 1859, with his many crossings of Niagara Falls on …   Universalium

  • trundle — [c]/ˈtrʌndl/ (say trundl) verb (trundled, trundling) –verb (t) 1. to cause (a ball, hoop, etc.) to roll along; roll. 2. to cause to rotate; twirl; whirl. –verb (i) 3. to roll along. 4. to move or run on a wheel or wheels. 5. Colloquial to walk in …   Australian English dictionary

  • κρικηλασία — κρικηλασίᾱ , κρικηλασία trundling of hoops fem nom/voc/acc dual κρικηλασίᾱ , κρικηλασία trundling of hoops fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • κρικηλασίας — κρικηλασίᾱς , κρικηλασία trundling of hoops fem acc pl κρικηλασίᾱς , κρικηλασία trundling of hoops fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Trundle — Trun dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trundled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trundling}.] 1. To roll (a thing) on little wheels; as, to trundle a bed or a gun carriage. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to roll or revolve; to roll along; as, to trundle a hoop or a ball.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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