1》 a large road vehicle, used for carrying goods, materials, or troops.
↘ Brit. a railway vehicle for carrying freight, especially a small open one.
↘a low flat-topped trolley used for moving heavy items.
2》 a railway bogie.
↘each of two axle units on a skateboard, to which the wheels are attached.
3》 a wooden disc at the top of a ship's mast or flagstaff, with holes for halyards to slide through.
■ verb chiefly N. Amer.
1》 convey by ~.
2》 informal go or proceed in a casual or leisurely way.
ME (denoting a solid wooden wheel): perh. short for ~le 1 in the sense 'wheel, pulley'.
1》 archaic barter.
↘ chiefly historical the payment of workers in kind or with vouchers.
2》 chiefly archaic small wares.
3》 chiefly US market-garden produce, especially vegetables.
■ verb archaic barter or exchange.
have (or want ) no ~ with avoid or wish to avoid dealings or association with.
ME: prob. from OFr., of unknown origin; cf. med. L. trocare .