There are 2 definitions of truckle in English:

truckle1

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Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌk(ə)l
 
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noun

  • A small barrel-shaped cheese, especially Cheddar.
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    • The gentleman in front of her announced that he had come to collect a cheddar - a whole truckle and they are big!
    • Each truckle of cheese is covered in a wax coating.
    • Plenty of crusty bread and a big salad with a simplified cheese board, such as a whole Brie and a small truckle of Cheddar, will go down better than a pudding.

Origin

late Middle English (denoting a wheel or pulley): from Anglo-Norman French trocle, from Latin trochlea 'sheaf of a pulley'. The current sense dates from the early 19th century and was originally dialect.

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There are 2 definitions of truckle in English:

truckle2

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Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌk(ə)l
 
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verb

[no object]

Derivatives

truckler

noun
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  • Having lived in Canada, my patience for Canadian trucklers and proditors may be less than yours.
  • Even his trucklers couldn't deal with the full impact of his vituperations.
  • What is happening between her trucklers and us is not a debate.

Origin

mid 17th century: figuratively, from truckle bed; an earlier use of the verb was in the sense sleep in a truckle bed.

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