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1. A wooden board or platter on which food is carved or served.
2. A piece of stale bread shaped or cut to serve as a plate for eating meals in the Middle Ages.
[Middle English trenchur, from Anglo-Norman trenchour, from trencher, to cut, perhaps from Vulgar Latin *trincāre; see trench.]
One that digs trenches.
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1. (Historical Terms) (esp formerly) a wooden board on which food was served or cut
2. (Clothing & Fashion) Also called: trencher cap another name for mortarboard1
[C14 trenchour knife, plate for carving on, from Old French trencheoir, from trenchier to cut; see trench]
a person or thing that digs trenches
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a rectangular or circular flat piece of wood on which food is served or carved.
[1275–1325; Middle English trenchour thing to cut with or on < Anglo-French; Middle French trencheoir. See trench, -ory2]
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trencher- A platter or tray for serving food.
See also related terms for tray.
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|Noun||1.||trencher - someone who digs trenches |
digger - a laborer who digs
|2.||trencher - a wooden board or platter on which food is served or carved|
board - a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
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trencher[ˈtrentʃəʳ] N → tajadero m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(Tech) → Grabenbagger m
(old: = platter) → Tran(s)chierbrett nt
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