(True), adv. In accordance with truth; truly. Shak.
(True"-blue`) a. Of inflexible honesty and fidelity; a term derived from the true, or Coventry,
blue, formerly celebrated for its unchanging color. See True blue, under Blue.
(True"-blue`), n. A person of inflexible integrity or fidelity.
(True"-born`) a. Of genuine birth; having a right by birth to any title; as, a true-born Englishman.
1. Of a genuine or right breed; as, a true-bred beast. Shak.
2. Being of real breeding or education; as, a true-bred gentleman.
(True"-heart`ed) a. Of a faithful heart; honest; sincere; not faithless or deceitful; as, a truhearted
friend. True"-heart`ed*ness, n.
1. One really beloved.
2. (Bot.) A plant. See Paris.
3. An unexplained word occurring in Chaucer, meaning, perhaps, an aromatic sweetmeat for sweetening
the breath. T. R. Lounsbury.
Under his tongue a truelove he bore.Chaucer. Truelove knot, a complicated, involved knot that does not readily untie; the emblem of interwoven affection
or engagement; - - called also true-lover's knot.
(True"ness), n. The quality of being true; reality; genuineness; faithfulness; sincerity; exactness; truth.
(True"-pen`ny) n. An honest fellow. Shak. Bacon.
Truffle worm (Zoöl.), the larva of a fly of the genus Leiodes, injurious to truffles.
(Truf"fle) n. [OF. trufle, F. truffe; akin to Sp. trufa, tartufo; of uncertain origin; perhaps from L.
tuber a tumor, knob, truffle. Cf. Tuber, Trifle.] Any one of several kinds of roundish, subterranean
fungi, usually of a blackish color. The French truffle (Tuber melanosporum) and the English truffle (T. æstivum)
are much esteemed as articles of food.
(Truf"fled) a. Provided or cooked with truffles; stuffed with truffles; as, a truffled turkey.
(Trug) n. [Cf. Trough.]
1. A trough, or tray. Specifically: (a) A hod for mortar. (b) An old measure of wheat equal to two thirds
of a bushel. Bailey.
2. A concubine; a harlot. [Obs.] Taylor