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trug

n. 1 (context chiefly British English) A shallow, oval basket used for gardening 2 (context obsolete English) A trough or tray. 3 (context obsolete English) A hod for mortar. 4 (context obsolete English) An old measure of wheat equal to two thirds of a bushel. 5 (context obsolete English) A concubine; a harlot.

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Trug

Trug \Trug\, n. [Cf. Trough.]

  1. A trough, or tray. Specifically:

    1. A hod for mortar.

    2. An old measure of wheat equal to two thirds of a bushel.
      --Bailey.

  2. A concubine; a harlot. [Obs.]
    --Taylor (1630).

Usage examples of "trug".

Gruppe in der Phalanx von Marly bei dem Wettbewerb den Preis davon trug.

She just had time to snatch a quick salad lunch before going outside into the field with her secateurs and her trug, ready to start harvesting those flowers that were at their peak.

Miss Somerville took her secateurs and her trug and went through to the West Terrace, to the sheltered side of the house away from the sea.

Glueck sich herniedergelassen, da er aus dem Freibeutertum des Geistes in einige Rechtlichkeit und buergerliche Verbindung eingetreten war, Amt und Ehren trug, Weib und Kinder besass, nun war er erschoepft und fertig.

Miss Somerville took her secateurs and her trug and went through to the West Terrace, to the sheltered side of the house away from the sea.

She wanted to protest that there were still flowers to pick, but she knew Nell was right, and as he bent and gathered up his full trugs she followed suit.

Ich hob ihn auf, Ich blies die Asche von ihm ab, ich sprach: "Wer trug dich einst am laengst zerstaeubten Finger?

Er verzichtete jetzt darauf, genauso gewöhnlich und uninteressant zu erscheinen wie der braune Anzug, den er trug.

Auf dem Flur lag ein Teppich, alles trug dazu bei, den Computer als etwas Ungewöhnliches, Einmaliges erscheinen zu lassen.