trencher(redirected from trencher caps)
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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.
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
a rectangular or circular flat piece of wood on which food is served or carved.
trencher- A platter or tray for serving food.
See also related terms for tray.