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Martin stepped towards a low truckle-bed on which lay the emaciated form of a woman covered with a scanty and ragged quilt.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
This vain, haughty, and imperious Minister expected every one shou'd truckle to him.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
Looking in, I saw a lighted candle on a table, a bench, and a mattress on a truckle bedstead.
GREAT EXPECTATIONSCHARLES DICKENS
When I came to myself I was lying upon a truckle-bed, in a bare, half-furnished room.
THE EXPLOITS OF BRIGADIER GERARDARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
A truckle-bed for the children or chamber servants was pushed under the principal bed by day.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 109, NOVEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
She was up from the truckle-bed directly, wildly feeling about her for her basket, and gazing at him in affright.
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
His pointing to the truckle bed in the corner, seemed gradually to bring that poor couch to Bradley's wandering remembrance.
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
On this landing was a small truckle bed, on which Joe slept.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
Like any other good American, Newman thought it as well not to truckle to the foreigner.
THE AMERICANHENRY JAMES
We truckle to France in all things, to the prejudice of our honour.
ANDREW MARVELLAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO TRUCKLE

  • acceding
  • accommodating
  • acquiescing
  • adapting
  • adjusting
  • admitting
  • agreeing
  • assenting
  • bowing
  • buckling
  • capitulating
  • caving
  • complying
  • conceding
  • cringing
  • fawning
  • giving in to
  • knuckleundering
  • knuckling
  • kowtowing
  • obeying
  • submitting
  • succumbing
  • truckling
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