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troll 1

 (trōl)
v. trolled, troll·ing, trolls
v.tr.
1.
a. To fish for by trailing a baited line from behind a slowly moving boat.
b. To fish in by trailing a baited line: troll the lake for bass.
c. To trail (a baited line) in fishing.
2.
a. To move around in (an area) or go to (different places) searching for something: "The players cautiously refrain from saying anything candid to the press trolling the clubhouse" (David Grann).
b. To examine or search through: trolling the classifieds for a cheap car.
3. Music
a. To sing in succession the parts of (a round, for example).
b. To sing heartily: troll a carol.
4. To post inflammatory or irrelevant material on (an electronic forum) to provoke responses.
v.intr.
1. To fish by trailing a line, as from a moving boat.
2.
a. To stroll along or wander: "As he was extremely early, he trolled past the community center" (David Bezmozgis).
b. To move around in an area or go to different places searching for something.
c. To examine or search through something: trolling through old family photos looking for a picture of my aunt.
3. Music To sing heartily or gaily.
n.
1.
a. The act of trolling for fish.
b. A lure, such as a spoon or spinner, that is used for trolling.
2. Music A vocal composition in successive parts; a round.
3.
a. A person who posts inflammatory or otherwise unwanted material on an electronic forum, especially anonymously.
b. The material so posted.

[Middle English trollen, to wander about, from Old French troller, of Germanic origin. N., senses 3a and b, influenced by troll.]

troll′er n.

troll 2

(trōl)
n.
1. A supernatural creature of Scandinavian folklore, variously portrayed as a friendly or mischievous dwarf or as a giant, that lives in caves, in the hills, or under bridges.
2. Derogatory A person, especially an older gay man, considered to be unpleasant or ugly.

[Old Norse, perhaps akin to Old Norse troða, to step, tread, and dialectal Norwegian trosa, to leave or go off tumultuously.]
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troll

(trəʊl)
vb
1. (Angling) angling
a. to draw (a baited line, etc) through the water, often from a boat
b. to fish (a stretch of water) by trolling
c. to fish (for) by trolling
2. to roll or cause to roll
3. (Music, other) archaic to sing (a refrain, chorus, etc) or (of a refrain, etc) to be sung in a loud hearty voice
4. (intr) informal Brit to walk or stroll
5. (intr) homosexual slang to stroll around looking for sexual partners; cruise
6. (Computer Science) (intr) computing slang to post deliberately inflammatory articles on an internet discussion board
n
7. the act or an instance of trolling
8. (Angling) angling a bait or lure used in trolling, such as a spinner
9. (Computer Science) computing slang a person who submits deliberately inflammatory articles to an internet discussion
[C14: from Old French troller to run about; related to Middle High German trollen to run with short steps]
ˈtroller n

troll

(trəʊl)
n
(European Myth & Legend) (in Scandinavian folklore) one of a class of supernatural creatures that dwell in caves or mountains and are depicted either as dwarfs or as giants
[C19: from Old Norse: demon; related to Danish trold]
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troll1

(troʊl)

v.t.
1. to sing or utter in a full, rolling voice.
2. to sing in the manner of a round or catch.
3. to fish in (a body of water) by trailing a line behind a slow-moving boat.
4. to cause to turn round and round; roll.
v.i.
5. to sing.
6. to be uttered or sounded in such tones.
7. to fish by trolling.
8. to roll; turn round and round.
9. to move nimbly, as the tongue in speaking.
n.
10. a song whose parts are sung in succession; a round.
11. the act of trolling.
12. the lure or hook, with or without the attached line, used in trolling.
[1350–1400; Middle English: to roll, stroll; compare Middle French troller to run here and there, Middle High German trollen to walk or run with short steps]
troll′er, n.

troll2

(troʊl)

n.
(in Scandinavian folklore) any of a race of supernatural beings, usu. hostile to humans, who live underground or in caves.
[1610–20; < Old Norse troll demon]
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troll

- Originally a witch or sorceress.
See also related terms for witch.
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troll


Past participle: trolled
Gerund: trolling

Imperative
troll
troll
Present
I troll
you troll
he/she/it trolls
we troll
you troll
they troll
Preterite
I trolled
you trolled
he/she/it trolled
we trolled
you trolled
they trolled
Present Continuous
I am trolling
you are trolling
he/she/it is trolling
we are trolling
you are trolling
they are trolling
Present Perfect
I have trolled
you have trolled
he/she/it has trolled
we have trolled
you have trolled
they have trolled
Past Continuous
I was trolling
you were trolling
he/she/it was trolling
we were trolling
you were trolling
they were trolling
Past Perfect
I had trolled
you had trolled
he/she/it had trolled
we had trolled
you had trolled
they had trolled
Future
I will troll
you will troll
he/she/it will troll
we will troll
you will troll
they will troll
Future Perfect
I will have trolled
you will have trolled
he/she/it will have trolled
we will have trolled
you will have trolled
they will have trolled
Future Continuous
I will be trolling
you will be trolling
he/she/it will be trolling
we will be trolling
you will be trolling
they will be trolling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been trolling
you have been trolling
he/she/it has been trolling
we have been trolling
you have been trolling
they have been trolling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been trolling
you will have been trolling
he/she/it will have been trolling
we will have been trolling
you will have been trolling
they will have been trolling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been trolling
you had been trolling
he/she/it had been trolling
we had been trolling
you had been trolling
they had been trolling
Conditional
I would troll
you would troll
he/she/it would troll
we would troll
you would troll
they would troll
Past Conditional
I would have trolled
you would have trolled
he/she/it would have trolled
we would have trolled
you would have trolled
they would have trolled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011

troll

A person who posts deliberately inflammatory messages on newsgroups, forums, or blog comment threads with the intention of provoking angry responses.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.troll - (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountainstroll - (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
folklore - the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
Scandinavia - a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth
2.troll - a partsong in which voices follow each othertroll - a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time; "they enjoyed singing rounds"
partsong - a song with two or more voice parts
3.troll - a fisherman's lure that is used in trollingtroll - a fisherman's lure that is used in trolling; "he used a spinner as his troll"
fish lure, fisherman's lure - (angling) any bright artificial bait consisting of plastic or metal mounted with hooks and trimmed with feathers
4.troll - angling by drawing a baited line through the watertroll - angling by drawing a baited line through the water
angling - fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
Verb1.troll - circulate, move aroundtroll - circulate, move around    
circle, circulate - move in circles
2.troll - cause to move round and roundtroll - cause to move round and round; "The child trolled her hoop"
roll, wheel - move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"
3.troll - sing the parts of (a round) in successiontroll - sing the parts of (a round) in succession
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
sing - deliver by singing; "Sing Christmas carols"
4.troll - angle with a hook and line drawn through the watertroll - angle with a hook and line drawn through the water
angle - fish with a hook
5.troll - sing loudly and without inhibitiontroll - sing loudly and without inhibition  
sing - produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well"
6.troll - praise or celebrate in songtroll - praise or celebrate in song; "All tongues shall troll you"
praise - express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
7.troll - speak or recite rapidly or in a rolling voicetroll - speak or recite rapidly or in a rolling voice
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
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Translations
مارِد: مَخْلوق خُرافي
troll
trold
peikko
mitológiai lény
jarîálfur, tröll
trolis
trollis
troll
troll
troll

troll

[trəʊl] Ngnomo m, duende m
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troll

1
n (Myth) → Troll m

troll

2
vi (inf: = walk) → laufen
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troll

[trəʊl] ntroll m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

troll

(trəul) noun
an imaginary creature of human-like form, very ugly and evil-tempered.
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They have been used to monitor species distributions (Gonzalez-Esteban et al., 2004), to make species inventories (Silveira et al., 2003; Srbek-Araujo and Chiarello, 2005; Trolle and Kery, 2005), to compare the relative abundance of a species under different ecological conditions (Di Bitetti et al., 2008a, 2008b), to compare the relative abundance of different species (Kelly and Holub, 2008), to describe and compare daily or seasonal patterns of activity (van Schaik and Griffiths, 1996; Di Bitetti et al.
In day two of our exclusive interviews, the politician's wife tells of her anguish as she sat in court listening to her husband's alleged mistress Katrine Trolle describing having sex with Tommy in the marital bed.
Several surveys on a different time scale have shown the great magnitude of the mammalian fauna of the Pantanal: on mammalian biomass (Schaller, 1983), on occurrence of species (Alho et al., 1988; Trolle, 2003), of a literature review (Coutinho et al., 1997; Rodrigues et al., 2002), on working group results (Marinho Filho, 2007), on responses to seasonal flooding (Mamede and Alho, 2006), on microhabitat use among small mammals (Lacher and Alho, 1989), on ecology (Alho, 2005a, 2008), and studies on single species such as capybaras (Alho et al., 1989; Alho, 2003), jaguar (Soisalo and Cavalcanti, 2006; Azevedo and Murray, 2007), march deer (Schaller and Vasconcelos, 1978; Mauro et al., 1998; Mourao et al., 2000), ocelot (Trolle and Kery, 2005), and other studies.
1990, Trolle, 2003, Bianchi 2009, Desbiez & Borges 2010).