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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Trencher friend (0.00905 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Trencher friend Trencher \Trench"er\, n. [OE. trencheoir, F. tranchoir, fr. trancher to cut, carve. See Trench, v. t.] 1. One who trenches; esp., one who cuts or digs ditches. [1913 Webster] 2. A large wooden plate or platter, as for table use. [1913 Webster] 3. The table; hence, the pleasures of the table; food. [1913 Webster] It could be no ordinary declension of nature that could bring some men, after an ingenuous education, to place their “summum bonum” upon their trenchers. --South. [1913 Webster] Trencher cap, the cap worn by studens at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, having a stiff, flat, square appendage at top. A similar cap used in the United States is called Oxford cap, mortar board, etc. Trencher fly, a person who haunts the tables of others; a parasite. [R.] --L'Estrange. Trencher friend, one who frequents the tables of others; a sponger. Trencher mate, a table companion; a parasite; a trencher fly. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

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