Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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TRUEL, n. Also trual (Per. 1835 J. Monteath Dunblane Trad. (1887) 96); troo(e)l. Sc. forms of Eng. trowel (Cai. 1869 M. MacLennan Peasant Life 240; Abd. 1923 J. R. Imray Village Roupie 6; Ork., ne.Sc., Per. 1973). See also Truan. [′truəl]

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