trencher-man

Trencher-man

Trench"er-man\, n.; pl. Trencher-men. 1. A feeder; a great eater; a gormandizer. --Shak.

2. A cook. [Obs.]

The skillfulest trencher-men of Media. --Sir P. Sidney.

3. A table companion; a trencher mate. --Thackeray.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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