Meaning of “trencher” in the English Dictionary

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"trencher" in British English

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trenchernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtren.tʃər/ us /ˈtren.tʃɚ/

Australian English a black hat with a square, flat top, worn on formal occasions by some teachers and students at college or university, and in the past by some school teachers


in the past, a flat, wooden dish used to serve food

(Definition of “trencher” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)