trauchle [trah-khuh l] Examples noun, verb (used with object), trau·chled, trau·chling. Scot.
trachle or trau·chle [trah-khuh l]Scot. noun
- an exhausting effort, especially walking or working.
- an exhausted or bedraggled person.
verb (used with object), tra·chled, tra·chling.
- to fatigue; tire; wear out.
- to bedraggle.
Origin of trachle 1540–50; Dutch dialect tragelen to walk laboriously; compare Dutch traag sluggish Examples from the Web for trauchle Historical Examples of trauchle
He did kind o’ revive after his dram, an’ wi’ nae sma’ trauchle they got him to his bed.
British Dictionary definitions for trauchle trauchle noun
- work or a task that is tiring, monotonous, and lengthy
- (intr) to walk or work slowly and wearily
Word Origin for trauchle C19: of uncertain origin