See also: tresť

Czech

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Etymology

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈtrɛst]
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Noun

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trest m inan

  1. punishment, penalty, sentence
    trest smrtideath penalty
    uložit trestto penalize

Declension

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Further reading

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  • trest in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • trest in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • trest in Internetová jazyková příručka

Middle English

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Old French treste, variant of trestre, trastre, from Latin trānstrum; doublet of traunsom.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtrɛst(ə)/, /ˈtrɛːt(ə)/

Noun

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trest (plural trestes)

  1. trestle, support
  2. (rare) tripod
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Descendants

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  • Scots: trest

References

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Romansch

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Adjective

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trest m (feminine singular tresta, masculine plural trests, feminine plural trestas)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) Alternative form of trist (sad)

Synonyms

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Antonyms

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  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) allegher
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) legher
  • (Sursilvan) leger

Scots

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Etymology

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From Middle English trest, from Old French trastre, from Latin trānstrum; related to English trestle.

Noun

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trest (plural trests)

  1. A beam.
  2. A stool.