Troll

Definition of Troll

n.1.(Scand. Myth.) A supernatural being, often represented as of diminutive size, but sometimes as a giant, and fabled to inhabit caves, hills, and like places; a witch.
Troll flower
a - (Bot.) Same as Globeflower (a).
v. t.1.To move circularly or volubly; to roll; to turn.
[imp. & p. p. Trolled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Trolling.]
To dress and troll the tongue, and roll the eye.
- Milton.
2.To send about; to circulate, as a vessel in drinking.
Then doth she troll to the bowl.
- Gammer Gurton's Needle.
Troll the brown bowl.
- Sir W. Scott.
3.To sing the parts of in succession, as of a round, a catch, and the like; also, to sing loudly or freely.
Will you troll the catch ?
- Shak.
4.To angle for with a trolling line, or with a book drawn along the surface of the water; hence, to allure.
5.To fish in; to seek to catch fish from.
With patient angle trolls the finny deep.
- Goldsmith.
v. i.1.To roll; to run about; to move around; as, to troll in a coach and six.
2.To move rapidly; to wag.
3.To take part in trolling a song.
4.To fish with a rod whose line runs on a reel; also, to fish by drawing the hook through the water.
Their young men . . . trolled along the brooks that abounded in fish.
- Bancroft.
n.1.The act of moving round; routine; repetition.
2.A song the parts of which are sung in succession; a catch; a round.
Thence the catch and troll, while "Laughter, holding both his sides," sheds tears to song and ballad pathetic on the woes of married life.
- Prof. Wilson.
3.A trolley.
Troll plate
(Mach.) a rotative disk with spiral ribs or grooves, by which several pieces, as the jaws of a chuck, can be brought together or spread radially.

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