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Definitions of trunk

  1.   compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools boot' is British usage
  2.   the body excluding the head and neck and limbs they moved their arms and legs and bodies
  3.   the main stem of a tree usually covered with bark the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber
  4.   a long flexible snout as of an elephant
  5.   luggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage
  6.   compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools he put his golf bag in the trunk
  7.   The stem or body of a tree apart from its limbs and roots the main stem without the branches stock stalk
  8.   The body of an animal apart from the head and limbs
  9.   The main body of anything as the trunk of a vein or of an artery as distinct from the branches
  10.   That part of a pilaster which is between the base and the capital corresponding to the shaft of a column
  11.   That segment of the body of an insect which is between the head and abdomen and bears the wings and legs the thorax the truncus
  12.   The proboscis of an elephant
  13.   The proboscis of an insect
  14.   A box or chest usually covered with leather metal or cloth or sometimes made of leather hide or metal for containing clothes or other goods especially one used to convey the effects of a traveler
  15.   A flume or sluice in which ores are separated from the slimes in which they are contained
  16.   A large pipe forming the piston rod of a steam engine of sufficient diameter to allow one end of the connecting rod to be attached to the crank and the other end to pass within the pipe directly to the piston thus making the engine more compact
  17.   A long large box pipe or conductor made of plank or metal plates for various uses as for conveying air to a mine or to a furnace water to a mill grain to an elevator etc
  18.   To lop off to curtail to truncate to maim
  19.   To extract ores from the slimes in which they are contained by means of a trunk See Trunk n 9
  20.   A long tube through which pellets of clay pas etc are driven by the force of the breath
  21.   The upright stem body or stock of a tree the body of an animal without the head and limbs the central or most important part of anything which has branches or projections an elephant's proboscis a large traveling box or chest to hold personal belongings
  22.   Pertaining to a chief line as trunk lines of railroad
  23.   1 The torso the body exclusive of head and extremities 2 The main stem of a tree from which the branches arise 3 The main stem of a blood vessel lymphatic or nerve
  24.   That portion of body containing heart lungs intestines etc etc
  25.   The stem of a tree the body of an animal apart from the limbs the main body of anything anything long and hollow the proboscis of an elephant the shaft of a column a chest for clothes
  26.   Stem of a tree body of an animal apart from the limbs main body of anything proboscis of an elephant chest for clothes c
  27.   The main body or stock of a tree the main body of any structure
  28.   The body as distinguished from the limbs
  29.   A packing box with a hinged lid and handles
  30.   A proboscis as of an elephant
  31.   The stem or body of a tree the body of an animal without the limbs the main body of anything the snout or proboscis of an elephant the proboscis of an Insect the shaft of a column a box or chest for containing clothes c
  32.   A box or chest particularly one covered with leather or skin so called as resembling the trunk or chest of a man's body the stem or body of a tree apart from its branches the main body of anything the proboscis of an elephant the part of the body between the head and the abdomen a water course made of planks
  33.   The main stem of a tree the proboscis of an elephant

Usage examples for trunk

  1. “ I left them in my trunk – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. “ Where's your trunk Mr Milton ” – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  3. But a glorious fire before a giant tree trunk made the last evening on the trail one of comfort – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  4. Now Humility had spoken and still stood with her eyes resting on the trunk – The Ship of Stars by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. From its beginning which is in this trunk – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  6. Early in the morning he had walked to Sadler's his object being to secure from the trunk which he had left there a suit of ordinary summer clothes – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  7. Better lay it down somew'eres an' go to her not there on the rockin' cheer for somebody to set on 'n' not on the trunk please – Sonny, A Christmas Guest by Ruth McEnery Stuart
  8. This she examined very carefully turning it over with her trunk and it was only when she had fully satisfied herself that it was dead that she called her little one to her side – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  9. On the night of the 24th a tree trunk was reported but when morning came nothing further was seen – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson
  10. Isn't it worth anything to see that blessed trunk – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  11. Where was his trunk – The Other Fellow by F. Hopkinson Smith
  12. Let me have the trunk – The Coast of Bohemia by William Dean Howells
  13. With the clothes on your back or will you stop at Benton for your trunk – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin
  14. “ I saw an express wagon drive into the yard with a boy and a trunk in it and I went out just as he got down – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  15. But then there is only one trunk to check – A Woman's Will by Anne Warner
  16. He left all these letters at the bottom of his trunk and went direct to the chancellor himself of whom he requested an audience – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  17. From 1862 to 1868 president of the Grand Trunk Railway – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  18. How shall I carry the trunk back – Herbert Carter's Legacy by Horatio Alger
  19. One of the deck hands was sent to fetch her trunk – Balcony Stories by Grace E. King

Rhymes for trunk