(Trench"er-man) n.; pl. Trencher-men
1. A feeder; a great eater; a gormandizer. Shak.
2. A cook. [Obs.]
The skillfulest trencher-men of Media.Sir P. Sidney.
3. A table companion; a trencher mate. Thackeray.
(Trench"more) n. A kind of lively dance of a rude, boisterous character. Also, music in
triple time appropriate to the dance. [Obs.]
All the windows in the town dance new trenchmore.Beau. & Fl.
(Trench"more) v. i. To dance the trenchmore. [Obs.] Marston.
(Trench"-plow", Trench"-plough`) v. t. To plow with deep furrows, for the purpose of loosening
the land to a greater depth than usual.
(Trend), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Trended; p. pr. & vb. n. Trending.] [OE. trenden to roll or turn
about; akin to OFries. trind, trund, round, Dan. & Sw. trind, AS. trendel a circle, ring, and E. trendle,
trundle.] To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend; as, the shore of the sea trends to the
(Trend), v. t. To cause to turn; to bend. [R.]
Not far beneath i' the valley as she trendsW. Browne.
Her silver stream.
Trend of an anchor. (Naut.) (a) The lower end of the shank of an anchor, being the same distance
on the shank from the throat that the arm measures from the throat to the bill. R. H. Dana, Jr. (b)
The angle made by the line of a vessel's keel and the direction of the anchor cable, when she is swinging
(Trend), n. Inclination in a particular direction; tendency; general direction; as, the trend of a coast.
(Trend) v. t. [Cf. G. & OD. trennen to separate.] To cleanse, as wool. [Prov. Eng.]
(Trend), n. Clean wool. [Prov. Eng.]
(Trend"er) n. One whose business is to free wool from its filth. [Prov. Eng.]