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trencherman

[tren-cher-muh n] /ˈtrɛn tʃər mən/
noun, plural trenchermen.
1.
a person who has a hearty appetite; a heavy eater.
2.
Archaic. a hanger-on; parasite.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; trencher + -man
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trencherman

/ˈtrɛntʃəmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a person who enjoys food; hearty eater
2.
(archaic) a person who sponges on others; parasite
Word Origin
C16: from trencher1 + man
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