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Trachlit, Tra(u)chled, Truiched, p.p. and ppl. adj. [Gael. treachailte, Ir. treacailte, trocailte loosed, spent, tired. Cf. Flem. tragelen to go with difficulty, Traik v. and Trasellit p.p.] a. Tangled, dishevelled. b. Exhausted, tired out. — a. Hyr hayr … vas feltrit & trachlit out of ordour, hingand ouer hyr schuldirs; Compl. 68/21.
b. Thay war vondrous tyrd and foirgeine and trachled gretlie in travell; Pitsc. I 274/16.
Young berdles men, sillie, trauchled, and houngered; Melvill 263.
Excuse me that I am so plain I am truiched with the cumber of yor affaires; 1643 Old Ross-shire I 314.
O his pitty & marcie to poor trachled sinners; 1684 Nimmo Narr. 58.

Trachlit p.p., ppl. adj.

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