trencher-friend

  • 1 Trencher friend — Trencher Trench er, n. [OE. trencheoir, F. tranchoir, fr. trancher to cut, carve. See {Trench}, v. t.] 1. One who trenches; esp., one who cuts or digs ditches. [1913 Webster] 2. A large wooden plate or platter, as for table use. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 2 trencher-friend — trenˈcher friend or trenˈcher knight noun (both Shakespeare) A person who frequents the table of another, a parasite • • • Main Entry: ↑trencher …

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  • 3 trencher-friend — n. Sponger, parasite, trencher fly, trencher mate …

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  • 4 Trencher — Trench er, n. [OE. trencheoir, F. tranchoir, fr. trancher to cut, carve. See {Trench}, v. t.] 1. One who trenches; esp., one who cuts or digs ditches. [1913 Webster] 2. A large wooden plate or platter, as for table use. [1913 Webster] 3. The… …

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  • 5 Trencher cap — Trencher Trench er, n. [OE. trencheoir, F. tranchoir, fr. trancher to cut, carve. See {Trench}, v. t.] 1. One who trenches; esp., one who cuts or digs ditches. [1913 Webster] 2. A large wooden plate or platter, as for table use. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 6 Trencher fly — Trencher Trench er, n. [OE. trencheoir, F. tranchoir, fr. trancher to cut, carve. See {Trench}, v. t.] 1. One who trenches; esp., one who cuts or digs ditches. [1913 Webster] 2. A large wooden plate or platter, as for table use. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 7 Trencher mate — Trencher Trench er, n. [OE. trencheoir, F. tranchoir, fr. trancher to cut, carve. See {Trench}, v. t.] 1. One who trenches; esp., one who cuts or digs ditches. [1913 Webster] 2. A large wooden plate or platter, as for table use. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 8 trencher-knight — trenˈcher friend or trenˈcher knight noun (both Shakespeare) A person who frequents the table of another, a parasite • • • Main Entry: ↑trencher …

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  • 9 mortar board — Trencher Trench er, n. [OE. trencheoir, F. tranchoir, fr. trancher to cut, carve. See {Trench}, v. t.] 1. One who trenches; esp., one who cuts or digs ditches. [1913 Webster] 2. A large wooden plate or platter, as for table use. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 10 Oxford cap — Trencher Trench er, n. [OE. trencheoir, F. tranchoir, fr. trancher to cut, carve. See {Trench}, v. t.] 1. One who trenches; esp., one who cuts or digs ditches. [1913 Webster] 2. A large wooden plate or platter, as for table use. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 11 parasite — n. Sycophant, flatterer, toady, fawner, wheedler, flunky, spaniel, pick thank, toad eater, time server, hanger on, trencher friend …

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  • 12 Cygnar — Infobox fictional country common name = Cygnar conventional long name = Kingdom of Cygnar official languages = Cygnaran ethnic groups = Caspian, Midlunder, Thurian, Morridane, Gobber, Trollkin capital = Caspia population = government type =… …

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  • 13 Joseph Hall (bishop) — Joseph Hall (1 July 1574 8 September 1656), English bishop and satirist, was born at Bristow Park, near Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire.LifeJoseph Hall came of a large family, being one of twelve children born to John Hall, agent in the… …

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  • 14 Martin the Warrior —   …

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  • 15 William Petre — Sir William Petre (circa 1505 – 1572) was born in Devon in 1505 and educated as a lawyer at Exeter College, Oxford. He became a public servant, probably through the influence of the Boleyns, one of whom, George, he had tutored at Oxford and… …

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  • 16 Sam Peckinpah — Infobox Actor name = Sam Peckinpah birthname = David Samuel Peckinpah othername = birthdate = birth date|1925|2|21 birthplace = Fresno, California deathdate = death date and age|1984|12|28|1925|2|21 deathplace = Inglewood, California spouse =… …

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  • 17 Square academic cap — Mortarboard redirects here. For the honor society, see Mortar Board. Graduation portrait of Linus Pauling wearing a mortarboard, 1922 The square academic cap, graduate cap, or mortarboard[1] (because of its similarity in …

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  • 18 Milk toast — Not to be confused with Milquetoast. Milk toast is a breakfast food consisting of toasted bread in warm milk, typically with sugar and butter.[1] Salt, pepper, paprika, cinnamon, cocoa, raisins and other ingredients may be added.[2] In New… …

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  • 19 Venerable English College, Rome — The Venerable English College is a Roman Catholic seminary in Rome for the training of priests for England. Founded in 1579, it is the oldest English institution anywhere outside of England.Historyt Thomas Hospice (1362 1579)The English Hospice… …

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  • 20 English College, Rome — The Venerable English College, commonly referred to as the English College, is a Roman Catholic seminary in Rome, Italy, for the training of priests for England and Wales. It was founded in 1579 by William Allen on the model of the English… …

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