trug

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/trʌɡ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(trug, trŏŏg)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
trug  (trug, trŏŏg),USA pronunciation n. [Brit.]
  1. British Termsa shallow basket for carrying flowers, vegetables, etc., made from strips of wood.
  2. British Termsa shallow wooden milk pan.
  3. British Termsa wooden tray for holding mortar.
  • origin, originally uncertain 1570–80

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
trug /trʌɡ/ n
  1. Brit a long shallow basket made of curved strips of wood and used for carrying flowers, fruit, etc
Etymology: 16th Century: perhaps dialect variant of trough
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