trachle

trachle

[trah-khuhl] Scot.
noun
1.
an exhausting effort, especially walking or working.
2.
an exhausted or bedraggled person.
verb (used with object), trachled, trachling.
3.
to fatigue; tire; wear out.
4.
to bedraggle.
Also, trauchle.


Origin:
1540–50; < Dutch dialect tragelen to walk laboriously; compare Dutch traag sluggish

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