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verb [T] (EAT)    /trɒf/ US  /trɑːf/ informal
to eat something quickly and eagerly, especially in large amounts: She was sitting there troughing chocolate.EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing trougher     noun [C] informal someone who eats a lot of food very quicklyEatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
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