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n. An old English measure of corn, perhaps equal to 1/12 of a quarter.

Usage examples of "trugg".

He tugged an old-fashioned bell rope by the fireplace, and when Trugg came, he asked for coffee and sandwiches.

He was about to sit down when three dogs nosed their way past Trugg and rushed across the room.

She accepted her old mac from Trugg, waited while the Professor got her bag and Nelson in his box from the car, and walked beside him down the drive and round the curve which hid the house from the lodge.

Lucky, handed over by a friendly Trugg, on his lead and walked into Much Had ham.

She settled Nelson, got her shopping basket, and when Trugg arrived with the devoted Lucky, she lost no time in going in to Much Had ham to buy food for the three of them.

At the house Trugg was waiting and led the way across the hall and through the door at one side of the wide staircase.

The sort of kitchen where one could feel at home, decided Meg, and smiled at Mrs Trugg, who beamed back at her.

Mrs Trugg came into the hall as they went in, beaming at the sight of them, wanting to know if they would like a meal and if the journey had been a good one.

She got into the car and sat quietly while the Professor bade his dogs goodbye, told Lucky to be good and exchanged a few words with Trugg and then got in beside her and drove off.

It was Trugg who brought him, and he stayed to chat for a few minutes, letting fall the information that there would be weekend guests up at the house.

She kept her finger on the bell until she heard sounds of movement inside and almost fell into the hall, when Trugg, cosily wrapped in a dressing gown, opened the door.

Meg, will you go to the house and get Trugg to phone for an ambulance?

Winnie to see that Miss Collins comes up here for her breakfast do you suppose Mrs Trugg could give us a meal in say, half an hour?

He spoke with a gravity which belied the gleam in his eyes, and went on briskly as Trugg put a covered dish before him.

Instead she jumped to her feet with eagerness which made him lift his brows, said goodbye to the dogs, lingering over Lucky, for she might never see him again, and walked briskly into the hall where Trugg was waiting.