trencher

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trench·er 1

 (trĕn′chər)
n.
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.]

trench·er 2

 (trĕn′chər)
n.
One that digs trenches.

trencher

(ˈtrɛntʃə)
n
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]

trencher

(ˈtrɛntʃə)
n
a person or thing that digs trenches

trench•er

(ˈtrɛn tʃər)

n.
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]

trencher

- A platter or tray for serving food.
See also related terms for tray.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trencher - someone who digs trenchestrencher - someone who digs trenches    
digger - a laborer who digs
2.trencher - a wooden board or platter on which food is served or carvedtrencher - 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"
Translations

trencher

[ˈtrentʃəʳ] Ntajadero m

trencher

n
(Tech) → Grabenbagger m
(old: = platter) → Tran(s)chierbrett nt
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