04 January 2010


I saw this word in a newspaper article recently, and thought it was a typographical error. Then just now, reading Sandman for March 2000, "The Sandman presents Petrefax," I saw it again.

Another derogatory term for a certain type of female, trull seems as delightfully fresh as it is sexist, and unworthy of use in polite conversation.


Trull Trull, n. [G. trolle, trulle; cf. OD. drol a jester,
Dan. trold an elf, imp, Sw. troll a goblin, Icel. troll,
tr["o]ll, a giant, fiend, demon. Cf. Droll, Troll.]
1. A drab; a strumpet; a harlot; a trollop. --Shak.
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2. A girl; a wench; a lass. [Obs.]
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-- From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48

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