2. Verb. (third-person singular of troll) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Trolls
1. troll [v] - See also: troll
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trolls
Literary usage of Trolls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1867)
"trolls. In Teutonic Mythology, a race of beings engaged in a perpetual struggle with men, ... These trolls arc superior to man in strength and stature, ..."
2. Scandinavian Folk-lore: Illustrations of the Traditional Beliefs of the by William Alexander Craigie (1896)
"Then they dragged together all the trolls, kindled a bale-fire, and burned them ... which was so much over-run by trolls that men could stand it no longer, ..."
3. The Fairy Mythology: Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various by Thomas Keightley (1905)
"J or evil person ; but now ma good measure divested of its fll senses, for the trolls are not in general regarded as noxious or malignant beings. ..."
4. Northern Mythology: Comprising the Principal Popular Traditions and by Benjamin Thorpe (1851)
"When the trolls and Giants were driven away by the Christians, ... THE trolls CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS. Of the manner in which the trolls celebrate Christmas eve ..."
5. Poet Lore (1901)
"And thus it was I won my bride, While laughed the trolls with glee. And, though they laughed, I did not care. I only breathed her name. ..."