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n.1.A stake; a small post.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The actor, who stands at a whopping 6ft 4 without the added height of his wig and the table he stands on in the show, added: "Sometimes I do get recognised, I come out of the stage door and people go, 'Ah, it's Trunch!' "I don't know whether to be offended or not because I've taken the makeup off, so how do they know it's me?
The Trunch then was Bertie Carvel, who went on to play the cheating husband of Doctor Foster in the BBC1 drama.
As 2008 marks 20 years since Dahl's classic Matilda was published, the award-winning Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in Great Missenden will be organising its Roald Dahl Day celebrations around the book, with a host of fun activities, including meet-and-greets with Miss Honey and Miss Trunch bull and bingo sessions in Miss Honey's classroom.
Now son Andrew, 57, is selling it after his mum, from Trunch in Norfolk, died in September aged 83.
They popped into the tiny social club at Trunch, Norfolk, on Christmas Eve while visiting Noel's girlfriend Meg's parents nearby.
Occasionally lunchless, he'd settle for trunch, a hybrid amuse-bouche taken at that suspended hour between lunch and tea-time, when Isabelle, his housekeeper served him light culinary comforts accompanied by a glass of his favorite Russian Caravan Tea.
Norfolk's redoubtable yarn spinner, musician and singer hails from the legendary village of Trunch - yet to be discovered by satnav.
Mechanic Mr Allan Jones, aged 53, of Trunch, Norfolk, erected the wooden scarecrow, which stands side on, in his allotment for a joke.
Mechanic Allan Jones, aged 53, of Trunch, Norfolk, erected the wooden scarecrow on his allotment for a joke.