trundle

  • 1Trundle — is the name of several unrelated things.People*Boo Trundle, a musician *Lee Trundle, an English footballer *Robert Trundle, an American philosopher *Chloe Trundle, a Graphic Designer.Places*Trundle, New South Wales, a town in Australia *Trundle… …

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  • 2Trundle — 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

  • 3trundle — 1540s (implied in trundle bed low bed on small wheels ), possibly from M.E. trendle wheel, suspended hoop (early 14c.), from O.E. trendel ring, disk (see TREND (Cf. trend)). Also probably in part from O.Fr. trondeler to roll, which is of Germanic …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4trundle — [trun′dəl] n. [altered < earlier trendle < OE trendel, a ring, circle < trendan, to roll: see TREND] 1. a small wheel or caster 2. short for TRUNDLE BED 3. a) LANTERN PINION b) …

    English World dictionary

  • 5Trundle — Trun dle, n. [AS. tryndel a little shield. See {Trend}, v. i.] 1. A round body; a little wheel. [1913 Webster] 2. A lind of low wheeled cart; a truck. [1913 Webster] 3. A motion as of something moving upon little wheels or rollers; a rolling… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6Trundle — Trun dle, v. i. 1. To go or move on small wheels; as, a bed trundles under another. [1913 Webster] 2. To roll, or go by revolving, as a hoop. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7trundle — ► VERB ▪ move slowly and unevenly on or as if on wheels. ► NOUN ▪ an act of trundling. ORIGIN originally denoting a small wheel or roller: related to obsolete or dialect trendle «revolve», and to TREND(Cf. ↑trend) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8trundle — UK [ˈtrʌnd(ə)l] / US verb Word forms trundle : present tense I/you/we/they trundle he/she/it trundles present participle trundling past tense trundled past participle trundled 1) a) [intransitive] to roll slowly on wheels b) [transitive] to push… …

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  • 9trundle — 1. noun a) A low bed on wheels that can be rolled underneath another bed. My mate went to the toilet to take a trundle. b) A small wheel or roller. Syn: trundle bed 2. verb …

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  • 10Trundle — Recorded as Trendall, Trundle, Trundell and Trundler, this is an English surname. It is locational from the village of Trendale in the parish of Pitminster, Somerset. For reasons unproven, the inhabitants of Trendale seem to have moved as a body… …

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  • 11trundle — trun|dle [ trʌndl ] verb 1. ) intransitive trundle along/back/off/through to roll slowly on wheels a ) transitive to push or pull something slowly on wheels 2. ) intransitive trundle in/off/past to move slowly with regular heavy steps: He got up… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12trundle — [[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...… …

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  • 13trundle — Lantern Lan tern (l[a^]n t[ e]rn), n. [F. lanterne, L. lanterna, laterna, from Gr. lampth r light, torch. See {Lamp}.] 1. Something inclosing a light, and protecting it from wind, rain, etc.; sometimes portable, as a closed vessel or case of horn …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14trundle — 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 > …

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  • 15trundle — verb Trundle is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑train Trundle is used with these nouns as the object: ↑cart …

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  • 16trundle — trun|dle [ˈtrʌndl] v [I always + adverb/preposition, T] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: trundle small wheel (16 21 centuries), from trendle circle, ring, wheel (11 17 centuries), from Old English trendel] to move slowly along on wheels, or to make&#8230; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17trundle — v.tr. & intr. roll or move heavily or noisily esp. on or as on wheels. Phrases and idioms: trundle bed = TRUCKLE(1). Etymology: var. of obs. or dial. trendle, trindle, f. OE trendel circle (as TREND) …

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  • 18trundle — trundler, n. /trun dl/, v., trundled, trundling, n. v.t. 1. to cause (a circular object) to roll along; roll. 2. to convey or move in a wagon, cart, or other wheeled vehicle; wheel: The farmer trundled his produce to market in a rickety wagon. 3 …

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  • 19trundle — Synonyms and related words: advance, bowl, bunt, butt, drive, forward, furl, impel, move, pedal, pole, propel, push, roll, roll up, row, shove, shunt, sweep, sweep along, thrust, treadle, troll …

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  • 20trundle — Mawdesley Glossary a child s iron hoop made by a blacksmith from 3/8 rod about a yard in diameter Also an iron hook to guide the same …

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