Do your carving, lay your bread, and take off trenchers, with two fingers and thumb.
Set the saltcellar on your lords right, and trenchers on the left of it.
Have your table-cloths and napkins ready, also trenchers, salts, &c.
Gude be wi' auld langsyne, when our gutchers ate the trenchers.
Thence to Tom Pepys and bought a dozen of trenchers, and so home.
These roundels have been described as trenchers for cheese or sweetmeats.
The purcer of junck gave me 10 Liquea trenchers for a present.
There was meat on the trenchers, and red liquor in the jeweled goblets.
But at last the meal was done, and the trenchers were carried off.
Give us the trenchers, and open thy mouth while we open ours.