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trull

[truhl] /trʌl/
noun
1.
a prostitute; strumpet.
Origin
1510-1520
1510-20; of uncertain origin; cf. trollop, German Trulle loose woman
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British Dictionary definitions for trull

trull

/trʌl/
noun
1.
(archaic) a prostitute; harlot
Word Origin
C16: from German Trulle; see trollop
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Word Origin and History for trull
trull
"a low prostitute or concubine; a drab, strumpet, trollop" [OED], 1519, from Ger. trulle, perhaps cognate with troll (n.), or perhaps from troll (v.), cf. M.H.G. trolle "awkward fellow."
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