trunked

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AdjectiveEdit

trunked (not comparable)

  1. (in combination) Having some specific type of trunk
    large-trunked trees
  2. (obsolete) Cut-off, severed; mutilated.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.v:
      from the head the body sundred quight. / So him dismounted low, he did compell / On foot with him to matchen equall fight; / The truncked beast fast bleeding, did him fowly dight.
Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 14:54