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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A wooden board or platter on which food is served or carved; Someone who digs ditches.

Usage examples (31)
  • So people still ate off their wooden trenchers, and as a wooden trencher is about the best substance I know for holding germs and ferments, people died.
  • For plates they used what was called a trencher made of wood or pewter.
  • From men in trencher caps to trencher scholars
  • He was not to put too much on his trencher at once. for more
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