trug

trug

[truhg, troog]
noun British.
1.
a shallow basket for carrying flowers, vegetables, etc., made from strips of wood.
2.
a shallow wooden milk pan.
3.
a wooden tray for holding mortar.

Origin:
1570–80; origin uncertain

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trug (trʌɡ)
 
n
(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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