trug(redirected from trug baskets)
n. Chiefly British
A shallow, usually oval gardening basket made with wide strips of wood.
[Middle English, a shallow wooden tray, measure of corn, perhaps from Old Norse trog, trough; see deru- in Indo-European roots.]
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Brit a long shallow basket made of curved strips of wood and used for carrying flowers, fruit, etc
[C16: perhaps dialect variant of trough]
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