Definition of Trankums
1. trankum [n] - See also: trankum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trankums
trankums (current term)
Literary usage of Trankums
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"That shawl must be had for Clara, with the other trankums of muslin and lace.— S,olt, St. Hunan's ¡fell, ch. xviii. ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1879)
"... -trankums, s. pi. odd matters of finery, as trinkets, ribbons, &c. Trotters, s. pi. "a gang of pig's trotters," the four feet of a sheep, pig, &c. ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1889)
"They lay it by and it, and don't waste it in fal-lals cum-trankums. But you see Mr. never seems one for marrying, other, worse luck ! for he'd have :d you ..."