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noun as in body, core

noun as in long nose of animal

noun as in container, box

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The company, founded as a trunk maker in 1854 and known today for its high-end handbags, has created a pro model skateboarding sneaker.

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On the surf trip, I put shoes, flip flops, and a rain jacket in the big clamshell compartment, and used cubes for underwear and socks, swim trunks, and sun shirts and rash guards.

Cheetahs sink their claws into a tree trunk to climb, she notes.

Finding and hitting a slim stem or trunk with a tiny patch clearly poses a challenge.

As the pudgy, short-legged bear climbs, it presses its head briefly against the tree trunk again and again.

In December, he did his first trunk shows in Paris and New York.

A declaration of candidacy signed by Cuomo was in the trunk of his car.

“I was a little nervous every time I took the camera out [of the trunk] that it would take me over,” he says.

The brainchild of a company called Sologic, the eTree looks like a basic tree with a wooden trunk.

The Queen sent her first email at an RAF base in 1976 and she made the first direct-dial trunk call from the UK in 1958.

A few moments afterward he was seen dragging his own trunk ashore, while Mr. Hitchcock finished his story on the boiler deck.

Robert assisted her into the hammock which swung from the post before her door out to the trunk of a tree.

Vunce I seen a feller–I hat some snakes here in algohol–unt dat feller he trunk de algohol.

Indeed a child will sometimes complete the drawing by adding feet and hands before he troubles to bring in the trunk (see Fig. 8).

The arms, too, not uncommonly are spread out from the two sides of the trunk just as in the front view.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trunk, such as: stalk, stem, torso, block, bole, and butt.

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