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Meaning of TRUNDLE

Pronunciation:  'trundl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  small wheel or roller
  2. [n]  a low bed to be slid under a higher bed
  3. [v]  move heavily; of vehicles, such as streetcars

TRUNDLE is a 7 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: truckle, truckle bed, trundle bed
 See Also: bed, go, locomote, move, roller, travel, wheel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Trun"dle\, n. [AS. tryndel a little shield. See
    {Trend}, v. i.]
    1. A round body; a little wheel.
    2. A lind of low-wheeled cart; a truck.
    3. A motion as of something moving upon little wheels or
       rollers; a rolling motion.
    4. (Mach.)
       (a) A lantern wheel. See under {Lantern}.
       (b) One of the bars of a lantern wheel.
  2. \Trun"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trundled}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Trundling}.]
    1. To roll (a thing) on little wheels; as, to trundle a bed
       or a gun carriage.
    2. To cause to roll or revolve; to roll along; as, to trundle
       a hoop or a ball. --R. A. Proctor.
  3. \Trun"dle\, v. i.
    1. To go or move on small wheels; as, a bed trundles under
    2. To roll, or go by revolving, as a hoop.