Saturday, 1 December 2012


trundle \TRUHN-dl\, verb:
To move or walk with a rolling gait.

They get her into a wheelbarrow and trundle her all over town.

-- Alice Munroe, Meneseteung

Fling leaflets down basements; expose them in stalls; trundle them along streets on barrows to be sold for a penny or given away.

-- Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own: Three Guineas

Trundle, first used in the 1500s, may originate from the Old English trendel, "ring or disk," which is also the root of the modern English trend.

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