, varying from correct mechanical form, alignment, adjustment, etc.; — said of a wall that is not perpendicular, of a wheel whose circumference is not in the same plane, and the like. [Colloq.] — A true bill(Law), a bill of indictment which is returned by the grand jury so indorsed, signifying that the charges to be true.True time. See under Time.

(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.

(True"-bred`) a.

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.

(True"love`) 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.

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.

(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.

Truffle worm(Zoöl.), the larva of a fly of the genus Leiodes, injurious to truffles.

(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

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